July 2012 archive

Good Auspices at Stiffkey

Stiffkey may only be associated by most with its notorious Rector, Harold Davidson, who after being defrocked in 1932 on charges of immorality died in 1937 after being mauled by a lion in an amusement park in Skegness. But for the Grantchester, Stiffkey is the venue of our annual trip to North Norfolk to …

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No stumbles at Thriplow

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a batsman must not lose his wicket in order to score. As the venerable Sir Geoffrey Boycott often reminds his listeners, “yer can’t make runs when yer back in t’hutch”. Your correspondent was minded of this maxim as Grantchester travelled to Thriplow (pronounced trip-low), a weather enforced …

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Pangria & Saella

Grantchester, yesterday

We’re getting into the Flamenco style here in Grantchester as this glorious summer reaches its zenith, and to celebrate we have news of another fantastic event to share with you. An afternoon of Sangria, Paella and Spanish music will be held on the 28th July from 2.00 pm onwards at the Blue Ball Inn, Grantchester. …

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