Tag: Newton Abbot

  • Newton Abbot 1958

    A parish magazine had unexpected news about my baptism, but perhaps of greater interest were the advertisements for businesses, most of which no longer exist – but some that do.

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  • Olives & Post-Punk

    One sunny afternoon in the life of Newton Abbot, from the market square to the clock tower…

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  • Jaguars, Rovers, Mustangs, Corvettes…

    An exceptional free day out in Newton Abbot every June; well worth a visit!

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  • Courtenay Park

    One of my favourite Newton Abbot parks. There are many to choose from, all with entirely different characters. Photos take in 2009.

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  • Newton Abbot Architecture

    An overheard conversation on a train prompted me to take photographs of architecture in Newton Abbot. Some people do not speak highly of the town but it has many buildings to be proud of.

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  • Demolition: Man-made & Nature

    Nature brought down the great tree in Courtenay Park but it was the ingenuity of man that demolished houses and shops opposite the bus station.

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  • Cheese galore!

    Food shopping is not a chore when I am salivating over local cheeses, hams, pies and other goodies from the market deli.

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  • Snow: A Cautionary Tale

    I love to see snow, but it is quite rare in this part of the world. We had ‘snow’ this morning but nothing compared to the big freeze of 1963, which is where my fear of ice came from…

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