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Explore #78: Medler’s scrap yard, Norfolk – July 2014

Just a quick little post before I head off to Belgium for more euro exploring this weekend – and I still haven’t brought you my reports from the last two Euro weekenders yet! History The Medler family are well known in the Norfolk area. The elder, Lenny Medler, made a living operating a large scrap metal and breakers yard from the back of his property. When he died in 1989 the yard was taken over by his wife. However it…

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Explore #77: The Commander’s Cottage, Norfolk – July 2014

Sorry it’s been a few weeks since my last post – I’ve been REEEEEALLY busy lately – my backlog of reports currently stands at 25 locations, including 2 european trips! And I’m off to Belgium next weekend for some more exploring, so I really need to crack on with editing some of the backlog and getting a few more reports up this week… I don’t have any history on this abandoned cottage, but from the dates of the foodstuffs left…

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Explore #76: St Joseph’s Seminary, Upholland, Lancashire – July 2014

Explore #4 of the Quality>Quantity aka Crimes Against Photography Tour This report is a pretty mammoth one – I hope you’ll agree it’s justified by the location and the story of our explore! After exploring Tower X, The Royalty Cinema and The Ark, and 40+ hours without sleep, our group finally checked in at one of the grottiest “hotels” I have even had the misfortune to stay at, somewhere in a rather insalubrious suburb of Manchester. Urbanographer had booked it…

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