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Bringing Shrovetide into the satellite age


We have a lot to thank the Americans and Sky TV for. They can take something that is dull and uninteresting and turn it into a three hour spectacle. Even the stately game of cricket has been given pizzazz with … Continue reading

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An Ashbourne Christmas poem


As Santa approached to collect his sleigh He looked down on Ashbourne ahead of his day At Shentons they’d serviced the tinselly sled He’d rejected some camels for reindeer instead.

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