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Marnix Achterbergh
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Countryfile: 7. Golf
 " Golf is the closest game to the game we call life.  You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots  - but you have to play the ball where it lies. "                                                                         - Bobby J...
Countryfile: 7. Golf
Countryfile: 7. Golf
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Countryfile: 5. Vegetable Garden
I ate a salad grown in my own garden today. I'm living off the land. Self sustainable. I'm not going to lie, the real reason is my FOMO when Brexit kicks in. Once we leave the EU who knows when we will see fresh Brussels sprouts again. The Frogs will undoub...
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Countryfile: 4. Wood Festival
I've got Wood  Now that we live in the countryside we felt like we needed to attend a festival. Festivals are all the rage apparently, and if you don't go to a festival you're not young anymore. Or hip. The particularly appealing prospect of this festival w...
Countryfile: 4. Wood Festival
Countryfile: 4. Wood Festival
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Countryfile: 3. Barbeque Banter
Now that we have the necessary space I felt I should get a proper barbeque. One that makes me feel manly and look cool while I burn my daughters sausages. The only thing that worries me is weather I've missed this years window. We had that 3 day, 17 degrees...
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Countryfile: 2. Lawn wars
Now that I’ve moved to the country and I have a garden larger than a London
telephone box I have fully embraced the neighbourly battle of best lawn in
show. The saying “the grass is always greener” has taken on a whole new meaning
to me. I took my lawnmower...
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Countryfile: 1. Chopping Wood
Is there anything more manly than chopping wood?  I chopped
wood the other day. Axe in hand. Lumberjack shirt unbuttoned. Serious look on my
face. I had a beer after. You could be a weedy little marketing twat but standing over
that wood block you feel like...
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I'd be a terrible medical guinea pig
I almost fainted at the doctor the other day. I had some vaccination injections with the rest of the family for our holiday to Sri Lanka. I was the only one who cried. I don't know if it was the long build up and anticipation or just the needles on display ...
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Azimuth
February 2017 ...the angle between the north vector and the perpendicular projection of the star down onto the horizon. It's also the name of a grand chalet in the French Al ps, in Argentierre . A sec ond year spent in a lpine bliss. Do the french deserve t...
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Sinterklaas - a children's dream shattered
5 December Whats the recipe to ruining a child's fantasy? I'll tell you. But first I have to give you a little background information... Sinterklaas a traditional children's holiday has come under increasing fire for racial reasons, both within and outside ...
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First the worst, second the best....
...third the one with the ruinous text. When it comes to book series that run past a minimum of 2 books, is there something to be said for the first book in the series always being the best? In the film industry this usually holds true but does it apply to ...
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