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Eye

Arriving in Eye on a warm weekend afternoon, the glare is half-blinding; a shadowless, high-noon sun reflected from the whitewashed, tightly packed rows of historic, timber clad buildings. On the curved high street, the effect is like standing in a … Continue reading

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Bury St Edmunds

[This is an old favourite, back from the vault, so good it had to live again… Especially since so many other people have been writing in about the place too. This is the town where they banned hanging baskets, after … Continue reading

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Mayfair

Its inhabitants are, virtually without exception, the biggest shower of needy, self-important bumwipes in London with a self-pity complex and misplaced sense of entitlement to match. The architecture is either dull W*st London stucco or a twattish approach at some … Continue reading

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Broxburn

An old classic, from the vaults! So good, and about such a bad, so frequently mentioned town, it just had to be brought back…. Scarred for life Slumbering malevolently beneath one of the many industrial slag heaps that scar the … Continue reading

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Thank you, dear Leader

I for one am not going to join in the celebrations now that Mrs Thatcher has finally moved on to her new role, closing down the furnaces in hell. Unlike the millions she threw out of work, I owe her … Continue reading

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Boston

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Autocomplete map of the UK

This post from buzzfeed is hilarious. What do people most often ask about when they google British towns? How crap they are, of course. Yes, Brighton is crap. I’m rather confused by that Stafford entry, however…

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