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Bootiful

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Millionaire Norfolk farmer Bernard Matthews became an unlikely minor celebrity in the UK, after appearing in his own adverts. He specialised in turkey production and ironically died yesterday on Thanksgiving.

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November 26, 2010 at 1:12 pm

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I, for one…

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November 25, 2010 at 11:18 am

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Countess Dracula

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November 23, 2010 at 9:48 pm

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Yay, the clown’s here!

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Two commercial directors make a fake trailer for an ‘Eli Roth’ film called Clown. The real Eli Roth finds out about it… and he likes it so much he is now producing an actual film version.

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November 19, 2010 at 11:47 am

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Remembering The Future

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Star City, Nottingham Contemporary

Those who have already been in space yearn with all their heart and soul to hasten there again and again. With every single day passing, time leaves my flight in the past. Occasionally the wind will whisper something from the tops of the tall pine trees, and then everything becomes silent. In such minutes I remember the most bright and wonderful experience in my life: the flight into space.

Valentina Tereshkova – the first woman in space

I had a feeling of nostalgia and melancholy over what might have been before I even entered the gallery. After leaving the railway station via the still relatively new and futuristic tram stop and walking up the hill towards the very new Nottingham Contemporary art gallery I passed a huge picture of Gordon Brown grimacing down at me from an advertising hoarding promoting the Conservative Party. It was the final weeks of the election campaign and what would prove to be the dying days of New Labour. Even before I got to the exhibition of art inspired by the Eastern European perspective of the Space Race it was impossible to not think of dashed hopes and what might have been.

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Nottingham Contemporary

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November 18, 2010 at 5:01 pm

Hankies not guns

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A new urban dance craze is sweeping across the UK, taking it back to old skool

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November 8, 2010 at 4:36 pm

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Great banter

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First episode of Alan Partridge’s brand new series, Mid Morning Matters from North Norfolk Digital

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November 5, 2010 at 7:26 pm

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