How Britain was saved from nuclear disaster


Imagine that tomorrow you are told that milk and beef are no longer available in your area, so for children no free milk at school, none for breakfast cereal, and no roast beef on Sundays. No explanation except vague hints at contamination, especially in relation to dairy and livestock farming. This actually happened in Cumbria, … Continue reading How Britain was saved from nuclear disaster

Cumbria:A nuclear poem from Norman Nicholson


In May this year it will be 30 years since the death of Norman Nicholson the Cumbrian poet from Millom and I wonder if his life and works will be celebrated as they should be, even locally? I was born and grew up only a mile away from Norman's home but never met him and … Continue reading Cumbria:A nuclear poem from Norman Nicholson