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The Vinyl Say 003

In every collection there are records that get played all the time, many of them for years, decades even. Then there are those that, while no less treasured, somehow fall by the wayside to lie in wait, ripe for rediscovery. This occasional series chronicles some of those nuggets as they resurface from my own back pages. Read More…

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Tech it to the limit

It is more than 50 years since Harold Wilson said that the country’s future would need to be forged in the ‘white heat’ of technology, but for all our digital innovation in the virtual world, the flame of which Wilson spoke now flickers in danger of extinction. Recent years have seen concerted efforts to re-invent Read More…

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Tales of Flitterwick Harbour

Such is Poole Harbour’s great natural beauty, it is perhaps surprising that it has not featured more prominently as a location for film and television – some scenes for the 1965 war film, The Heroes of Telemark, were shot on Poole Quay and the opening of the first episode of Monty Python’s Flying Circus features Read More…