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I might get my weight down to Sumo wrestler level.
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I'm a boxing heavyweight and would love to get down to light heavy but I suspect I'll have to settle for mid range cruiser!! :-D
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This might interest some.

https://birminghamheritageweek.co.uk/
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Something different

Here’s a place on the NC 500
Badbea

And nearby the cafe at the foot of Berrydale Brae

In the old laundry.

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This is one impressive castle.

Small Delve should come up with a name.
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Might that be the place that could have given birth to the Cortina and the Escort? :-D
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mickthemaverick wrote:
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Might that be the place that could have given birth to the Cortina and the Escort? :-D
Knocked it off straight away Mick. Well Done. Lovely place to visit Ford Castle, Ford Village and Etal just down the road

JUst off the A697 in between that and the A1.
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Skipton

You have two choices for the world's best Pork Pies, and following Country House Gent's recommendation from "Journeys by Narrowboat", Stanforths gets the nod, piping hot, and oozing "juice".
Drake and Macefield also came well recommended by the locals, but Stanforth's got the nod today.
Drake and Macefield also came well recommended by the locals, but Stanforth's got the nod today.
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Can't remember why now but recently had to look up Ford village, no idea that it existed.
Something remarkable came from there I believe. Can't remember what though.
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myglaren wrote:
19 Nov 2021, 23:26
Can't remember why now but recently had to look up Ford village, no idea that it existed.
Something remarkable came from there I believe. Can't remember what though.
If it's the Ford down here, then it boasts an open prison, are very large car boot sale, a recycling facility that takes the co-mingle from West Sussex, and an old WW2 airfiled, and I think The Engine Shed is still there https://www.gaugemasterretail.com/magento/howto/

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Pooley Bridge
literally
literally
and Ullswater
ullswater
ullswater
In November
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Craster
Alfresco at the Jolly Fisherman in December
Alfresco at the Jolly Fisherman in December
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Kelso in pictures
Look closely and the town nameplate is covered in stickers from scooter clubs all around the country.  Not sure why, or why this particular sign
Look closely and the town nameplate is covered in stickers from scooter clubs all around the country. Not sure why, or why this particular sign
The plaque tells the tale of the link with Waterloo Bridge in London
The plaque tells the tale of the link with Waterloo Bridge in London
We always seem to arrive in Kelso when they have sold out of Stovies!
We always seem to arrive in Kelso when they have sold out of Stovies!
Town View from Millenium View
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The River Tweed
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IT was the day after Storm Arwen had struck, and the cliff-foot car park at Saltburn was scattered with windscreen-smashing pebbles that the sea had flung up, and the doors of the coloured beach huts had been so thoroughly pummelled they looked like an army of malignant drunks had kicked them in.

When we arrived, the tide was safely out, but still towering waves came thundering in, the roaring noise of their crash and suck filling the eardrums as the white mist of their salty spray and spume filled the bay beneath Huntcliff.

It was quite thrilling to walk on the beach, but then came a new addition to the white mist: wet flakes of sleety snow blowing down from Marske, and it quickly became quite chilling.
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From the archives

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000tq6p
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30 Mar 2021, 21:57
Another Austin/Morris Van spotted on the TV tonight on the Yorkshire episode of "Remarkable Places to Eat" with Nadia and Fred.

Seaview Restaurant Saltburn-by-the-Sea
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