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Introducing David Greenaway – Town Crier of Glastonbury

We spent May Day weekend in Glastonbury this year with Alienora and our friends… and one of the people unmistakably at the centre of the festivities was David Greenaway, the Town Crier. The traditional Town Crier is an iconic figure. … Continue reading

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A side trip to Addingham

After a glorious dawn on the moors and a leisurely breakfast, we packed our bags and headed out into a morning that looked like spring. We had found there was a Saxon cross at the church in the pretty village … Continue reading

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