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Memory Lane – October

John Craven signing his book at the Ancient House, Ipswich, in October, 1980. The veteran presenter recently celebrated 25 years on the BBC’s Countryfile programme.

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A merchant ancestor
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A merchant ancestor

Our expert Derek Palgrave answers readers’ queries on the origins of their surnames. Mrs Pauline Ellender has asked about the origin of this surname. The

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Lets Talk Magazine, Post on 15th October, 2014
Sid and the Suicide Club
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Sid and the Suicide Club

Private Sidney Theodore Hammond, served in the Machine Gun Corps. His granddaughter Hazel has researched his service history. Sidney, a single man of Thetford, was

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Lets Talk Magazine, Post on 14th October, 2014
Panic stations
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Panic stations

Animals, like humans, react in different ways to certain situations. Vet Tim Roe has a great deal of first hand experience. Animal behaviour is a

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Lets Talk Magazine, Post on 13th October, 2014
Were you in the team?
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Were you in the team?

Derek James remembers Mann Egerton, a company which employed hundreds of people in Norfolk and Suffolk, and tells how the search is on for former

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Lets Talk Magazine, Post on 10th October, 2014
Wednesday’s right for writing
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Wednesday’s right for writing

Suffolk-based creative writing tutor Mai Black tells us how she found the Write Way to teach and tell stories in Ipswich. People are always telling

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Lets Talk Magazine, Post on 9th October, 2014
Travelling hopefully
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Travelling hopefully

They were considered too little to cross the road, yet youngsters were sent across continents and oceans for a life in another world. Some believed

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Lets Talk Magazine, Post on 8th October, 2014
Timeless classics
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Timeless classics

Fashion editor Corinne Tuddenham-Trett takes her dad shopping. I usually focus on ladieswear, so I thought it was about time I took my dad, John, shopping

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Lets Talk Magazine, Post on 7th October, 2014
Remember Sidney Day
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Remember Sidney Day

While so many families mourned the loss of their men in the First World War, others returned home as 20th Century celebrities. This is the

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Lets Talk Magazine, Post on 7th October, 2014
Feed me flesh
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Feed me flesh

Deadly predators – or a choir of Muppets? Charlotte Philcox meets some carnivorous plants. Tormenting a Venus fly-trap with pieces of meat and dead flies

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Lets Talk Magazine, Post on 1st October, 2014
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