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A load of Frolics

In the mid 1990s, when political correctness was revealing to the world how reckless we had been with regard to language, a rash of street names were changed to fit in with a more progressive and tolerant world view.  One of these now sits in … Continue reading

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Frolic ye not

In the late 13th century Newtown in Powys was established by an act of the then fledgeling parliament in a bid to stem the rising tide of tax havens “erupting like a plague that dwelleth not in harmony with the Kyngdome” as the high sheriff of Llanfair-yng-Nghedewain … Continue reading

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