Monthly Archives: November 2012

Worksop

Worksop can be best summed up by a recommendation given to me by one of the locals. He informed me that the best thing to do on a Thursday night would be to head down to the local “Witherspoons” (apparently … Continue reading

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The City of London

The City of London, known as the “Sacred Square Mile,” is the religious centre of Britain. Here, the Shard and Gherkin, proud Cathedrals of the god,  “Markets” stand as concrete and glass representations of a deity that can neither be … Continue reading

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Blackpool

I went to Blackpool once. It was like walking through a Hieronymus Bosch painting. Hoardes of topless blokes hung out of pub windows, yelling, drooling, puking, pissed. Out on the streets there was shouting, fighting, bum-showing and bottle throwing – … Continue reading

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Calais

Yes, I know Calais isn’t strictly in the UK – but that’s about the best thing you can say for it. In fact, you can have it. You’ve made it English enough. The town’s great misfortune has been its ease … Continue reading

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Wootton Bassett

Rural idyll this is not. On a saturday night the high street is scene to some of the bloodiest hand to hand fighting since Hannibal crossed the Alps, while social attitudes have actually regressed since Roman times. On the plus … Continue reading

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