Woodsmith & 'The Triffids'

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"When a day that you happen to know is a Wednesday starts off sounding like a Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere."  Wyndham P1, 1951

"The Day of the Triffids is a post-apocalyptic genre piece pure and simple. Written in 1951 by British author John Wyndham the book tells the story of Bill Masen who, after waking up blindfolded in hospital and discovering everyone in the hospital has been blinded after viewing a spectacular meteor shower the night before, stumbles out of his room and into London."


String Theory

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How long is a piece of string?

Ten years ago to the day I became a mini- 'Thatcherite'.  How gross?

A lot has changed since then.  Starting with the Financial Crisis (unforseen!!) Hey ho, lets 'ride it out' tis a cycle thing it will only last a year or two.   Never say never.

"By Mervyn King


'Bingo' - The Musical

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One eye on the 'prize'?   Bums on Seats ... Eyes Down & Luck In ... as the wheels of the Tour de Yorkshire keep spinnning, give or take a few sore bums, one of Scarborough seafront's most 'cultural' activities has come to an end.

Prize Bingo.  

One is not amused.  Where once there were ten prize bingo arenas long Scarborough's Seafront, recently reduced by the local amusement & arcade fraternity to six, now there are none.  


The Sands 'Hotel'

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Ship to shore, Scarborough is booming ... with the South Cliff Spa Stabilisation works underway,  the Futurist slipping quietly south along with the North Bay Cinema works grinding to a halt ...  a surge of good fortune is hitting these salty shores.

Slippery as it maybe, Claytown is getting to grips with its natural heritage with yet another load to be nailed to No Rocks, aka the Sands.    

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Skardiborgi Bad Ass

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Me Tarzan you Jane ....  is anyone actually sticking up for Scarborough?   Scarborough Town is coming under attack from  Whitby Town and Filey Town. Whexit & Flexit - Neighbours eh?   Perish the Parish.  Scarborough does not have a Parish thou is due some boundary changes.

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