Going back to the 80s

LEG warmers and lycra leotards and more often than not a bandana headband; a gym session was not so much about getting fit as looking ‘fit’ in the 80s whereas today, you are unlikely to see many people arriving at B! Health & Fitness in anything other than Primark joggers, despite the fact that summer is officially here and we’ve been expecting to see everyone flaunting their fit beach bodies as they pass by the Marine along Gun Cliff Walk. […]


Siege of Lyme: Part II

LYME did not have to wait long for the first attack and test of its defences. On the morning of the 21st, the royal forces concentrated their attention on the western defences of the town. However, the attackers were beaten back, losing some 40 of their number. […]

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Marine Theatre steps into spring

I’VE heard people say that once your body numbs, it’s fine. Call me a wimp but the thought of waiting until I can’t actually feel body parts so I can take a dip just doesn’t appeal, but with the superb spring sunshine, the beach has been very crowded over the Easter break though most of the lunatics in the sea were children and we all know they’re impervious to pain. […]