Ukuleles in the loft
THE high summer season kicks off with a church anniversary at
Flaunden, on the Hertfordshire border. There, 175 years ago, its
villagers built a new parish church to replace one by the River
Chess which was prone to flooding.
What goes around comes around. Back then, 1838 was an austerity
year. Coronation Day, on 28 June, was blighted by financial
stringency. Lord Melbourne refused to stage the customary public
beano, leading some ...
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