What a thrill it was to get up early one morning, walk and walk through the still sleeping town of Woodbridge to its Tide Mill on the River Deben. That day the mill was grinding flour, an operation that is reliant on the tide filling the mill pond. When the sluice gates are opened the water rushes out creating enough energy to grind flour between its huge mill stones. This working mill is a living museum telling the story of the mill that has been working for over eight hundred years.
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Life During a Coronavirus Pandemic: #stayathome ends Week 54
It is week 54 of the coronavirus pandemic and England starts to emerged from the third national lockdown. This week is the last day of shielding for millions of the clinically vulnerable. We no longer have to #remainathome but are free to go out locally as often as we like. But travel outside England is restricted by the threat a fine of up to £5,000 for anyone who tries to leave the country before 30 June without "good reason". Concerns about the OxfordAstraZeneca and rare blood clots continue to hit the headlines and some European countries stop giving this vaccine to younger age groups. Regulators continue to insist the benefits outweigh the risks.
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