John Muir quote

“Life seems neither long nor short, and we take no more heed to save time or make haste than do the trees and stars. This is true freedom, a good practical sort of immortality.” 13th June 1869, My First Summer in the Sierra, John Muir

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A27 Chichester. Highways England Scheme

Chichester has a problem: it’s highways network is not designed for the 2016 patterns and volumes of traffic and certainly not designed for the 2019 patterns and volumes of traffic once thousands of new homes are added to the City in the coming years. In 2004 the Highways Agency saw this problem coming and proposed […]

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Granny says

I know we should never stop learning but there are some things, once learnt, we genuinely feel there can’t be much more to it than what we already know. Take putting logs on the fire for example. Once the fire is going and needs an additional log presumably we all know the routine: take one […]

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A glimpse of life at Sennicotts during WWII

In the early years of the Second World War a Norfolk girl from Upwell by the name of Kathleen Mary Chapman (W/10633) was posted with the ATS first to the Mitcham Road Barracks in Croydon (1939), before moving further South to Walberton House, West Sussex (1940), then briefly at Fifehead Manor in Hampshire before arriving […]

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