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HISTORY LESSON – 4

The Trojan Hearse. A lot of the fascinating parchments I inherited when moving into the Cliff Top Residence concern information about weird goings on with members of the clergy. For instance, one stained and dog-eared manuscript describes the Very Reverend Charletton Grimsbody, who was defrocked in 1738 by the then Bishop of Wainwright. By piecing […]

HOW TO AVOID STRESS

. To avoid the stress of driving to Norfolk from the south coast on Friday to go to my friend’s funeral I decided to go by train to King’s Lynn; I managed to organise a lift from there to the village church where the funeral was being held. From the apartment I drove to my […]