Manned by volunteer estate workers, the Sandringham Fire Brigade was established in 1865 and eventually amalgamated with the Norfolk Fire Service in 1968. The Brigade had saved the house from serious fire damage in 1891 and 1903.
Norfolk is flat - and interesting! July 1st 2010 It’s one of the Seven Deadly Sins isn’t it? No, I don’t mean lusting after the blonde at number 94. I mean envy!
Pat and I recently spent a while house-sitting for my elder brother David and sister-in-law Janice. Deadly Sin or not, they have a house that anyone would envy! (Incidentally, that's not their house in the panorama above - that one belongs to The Queen. One could, ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Norfolk » Thetford Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
I've bragged, I've blagged, and now I've blogged!
If you dream of travelling the globe on less than 10 Dollars a day, be warned: I'm an experienced, mature traveller - not a backpacker. So, you won't find stories here about me thumbing my way across the Sahara, slumming it in cockroach-infested hostels, or sharing a room with giant mosquitoes.
Oh, and I'm British - so you can expect a stiff upper lip in times of adversity and a sense of humour that's often not understood by others.
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