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Today is National Tea Day and tea is, of course, the fulcrum around which our entire nation pivots.

Take a good look at these pictures of wild boar, says photographer Steve Plume. They could be heading our way...

United Kingdom

As of 12.30pm last Wednesday, the UK formally expressed its intention to leave the EU by triggering Article 50. A six-page letter was delivered to the president of the European Council, Donald Tusk, by Tim Barrow, Britain’s envoy to the EU, officially starting the process of withdrawal and of negotiations on our future relationship.

European Union

Do you remember those classmates who used to do no revision, appeared to take no notice in lessons, then sauntered coolly into the exam hall and got a decent grade?

Prince

From The Potting Shed

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Spring is now showing its hand, the grass is starting to grow, and so are the weeds!

It’s disappointing when politicians resort to petty political games and posturing rather than taking real action to tackle issues.

European Union

As an island we feel safe, isolated from the rest of Europe and surrounded by the sea.

Lorne Green

I have the best job in the county. I also have the worst. The best part is the opportunity I have to meet people across our county.

Prince

The notion that the availability of our food is at the mercy of the weather shouldn’t really come as a surprise.

United Kingdom

Many residents have contacted me following last week’s Supreme Court ruling that Parliament must vote before the Government invokes Article 50 to commence our exit negotiations from the European Union. They have asked how I intend to vote when this comes before MPs in the next few weeks.

Theresa May

Almost every moment of our lives we are influenced by the world around us and especially by people we encounter. Sociologists estimate even the most retiring introvert influences around 10,000 people during their lifetime.

Norfolk Chronicle, January 22, 1780.

Yarmouth

How frosts can affect plants

Monday, January 30, 2017

January 2017 seems (for a change!) to be following what we would expect at this time of year in terms of temperatures, which have so far led to a significant number of frosts. So how does frost affect plants?

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