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Shingle Street 191231-4

‘Well, our visitors have been, and gone, and also mother and Joan, and I think they all enjoyed themselves what little time they were here, although Arthur was afraid that he would be frozen down here, as he had never been here in winter before, but he told us last night that he has surprised to find it so warm and cosy indoors.’

Shingle Street 191231-5

‘It was blowing a gale when they arrived, just before the cold rain came on, and they told us they had not been able to sleep the night before on account of the wind.’

Charles Burwood, February 1928, from Cosy in the Winter – A History of Shingle Street, Sarah Margittai and Alec Burwood, Sigma Books, 2010

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