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  • Ray King: Walter Winterbottom ‘England’s most popular manager’

    Ray King: Walter Winterbottom ‘England’s most popular manager’

    20th December 2013

    I was recently asked to comment on why goalkeepers spit on their gloves. It is simply…

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  • Whither And Why: Nairntivity

    Whither And Why: Nairntivity

    20th December 2013

    From the festively-festooned decorative desk of Gerald Honk, esq. An undoubted highlight of our village’s annual…

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  • Read The Ambler print editions as a pdf

    Read The Ambler print editions as a pdf

    16th December 2013

    If you fancy reading The Ambler “as nature intended” you can now download these issues as…

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  • High Tea With The Honks, or, How My Wife Became An Edinburgh Festival Favourite

    High Tea With The Honks, or, How My Wife Became An Edinburgh Festival Favourite

    25th November 2013

    From the desk of Gerald Honk, esq. After finally having awoken from a fortnight of slumber,…

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  • Whither and Why: Black Tie Snuff Fest (A Bonfire Night Spectacular)

    Whither and Why: Black Tie Snuff Fest (A Bonfire Night Spectacular)

    28th October 2013

    From the desk of Gerald Honk, esq.   3RD NOVEMBER. Remember, remember, the fifth of November,…

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  • Ray King column: everlasting memories

    Ray King column: everlasting memories

    21st October 2013

    Having now drifted into my 90th year my mind continues to remain extremely active but frustratingly…

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  • Withered and Weird: A Hallowe’en special

    Withered and Weird: A Hallowe’en special

    18th October 2013

    There are some things in life that occur without warning, reason nor sense. Things that no…

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  • Captain Coquet’s Corner: Holiday time for Coquet’s birds

    Captain Coquet’s Corner: Holiday time for Coquet’s birds

    17th October 2013

    This year has seen all kinds of weather, from storms to seemingly endless sunshine, but at…

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  • The haunting of Hauxley

    The haunting of Hauxley

    25th September 2013

    By Michael Lowery While looking at the beer pumps in the Schooner inn, an old fashioned…

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  • Give the roseate terns a home on Coquet Island

    Give the roseate terns a home on Coquet Island

    9th September 2013

    Every year the amazing roseate terns fly back from West Africa, a distance of over 4000…

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