Tag Archives: Gloucester

Movie celeb at Gloucester Docks

  The thing about a new arrival at Gloucester Docks is that you can generally spot it from some distance. So it was with the latest visitor – a celebrity tall ship who’s starred in too many films to list … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Kingsholm

There was a kind of miracle at Kingsholm, Gloucester last night. The rugby ground, scene of many hard and sometimes-bloody clashes between England and Wales, morphed into joyous chunk of Wales. As 11,000 or so jubilant people poured out of … Continue reading

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Cyclist deaths – are cyclists considered dispensible?

I don’t know what the circumstances were leading up to the accident between a woman cyclist and a car on the B4077 at Alderton in Gloucestershire yesterday. The police will investigate and take action as appropriate. But the cyclist was … Continue reading

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The strain of the train

I wasn’t at all sure about the train trip. A friend wanted to go by train to Birmingham. Quick and easy, she said. Well, to be honest, I like my car, my music, the solitude, the homely acoutrements; i-pod, mobile … Continue reading

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