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From the West of England
The Arrival of the Medusas: Charles Coles describes a bout of excitement at the seaside
First Tourists to Hungary: Muriel Catling was a member of the first British party for twenty years to spend a holiday in Hungary
The Paignton Pudding: Norman Brampton tells the story of a traditional community feast
Tame Burglar: Angela Whit -combe found that an old lag has his code of honour
Coffee at the Coast: Helga Saunders tells of a coffee party she had with an African fisherman
Introduced by Daphne Hubbard
Serial: . A Small Wilderness' by Margaret Summerton Read by Mary Wimbush
The seventh of twelve instalments
News Summary at 2.30


Unknown: Charles Coles
Unknown: Muriel Catling
Unknown: Norman Brampton
Unknown: Angela Whit
Introduced By: Daphne Hubbard
Read By: Mary Wimbush

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