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Flaming June - News from No.fifty6

Posted on 30th June 2018 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

Flaming June  -  News from No.fifty6 Flaming June…which incidentally is the title of a painting by Sir Frederic Leighton which we have on our walls…It has been a month of warm temperatures, blue skies, breezes and the early promises of a good summer. Perfect for exploring. The farmers look worried about the current lack of rain and irrigation systems are currently popping across the goldening landscape...a far cry from last month’s “inondations”. The 1st July Somme commemorations are due to be the hottest for many a year. We will be at Lochnagar Crater at 07.28hrs on the 1st July to mark the 102nd anniversary of the start of The Battle of The Somme.
As always there has been plenty going on here at No.fifty6 with guests, activities and the odd curve ball to keep us on our toes (and we don’t mean the World Cup).

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