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Going wild in Broughton

A couple of bees are busy burying themselves in the private parts of bright pink geraniums. I have it on good authority that ladybirds often lurk among the leaves and grasses too. Oblivious to streams of noisy traffic, nature is thriving on an island of wildness in Broughton. Continue reading

Norwegians would

This is a museum, the real off license is closed

Imagine a country where supermarkets do not sell wine and spirits and the only off licence chain is owned by the state. What’s more the offy closes at 3pm on Saturdays and doesn’t open at all on public holidays.  No, of course that country is not Scotland but would the Scottish Government be bold enough to nationalise drink?

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