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Lets move to Romney Marsh, Kent: It takes a certain someone to love it

2020-01-24 17:30:29| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news

Many will run for the hills, but others find its squelchy fields, sluice gates and forlorn villages impossibly romanticWhats going for it? It takes a certain someone to love Romney Marsh. That someone happens to be me. Many will gaze at its landscape of squelchy flat fields, sluice gates and forlorn, atmospheric villages, and run for the hills, as they did for centuries. Some, though, will find them all impossibly romantic and fabulously attractive. The neighbourhood did seem to attract those certain someones: Noel Coward, for instance, or Edith Nesbit, seeking escape in a spot lifted above the day-to-day in its own existential universe. Its hard to fathom exactly where Romney Marsh gets its particular character from. Its history of malarial marshes and smugglers haunts hangs about like a miasma. The blank landscape is peppered with remote medieval villages, astonishing churches, such as at Fairfield, built on the riches of the wool trade, and flat-faced postwar bungalows, staring out to sea. Or perhaps its this landscapes own peculiar geographical history that is so attractive, its sense of temporariness, of the mastery of nature. The fortunes of Romney Marsh and its inhabitants have risen and fallen with the tides, and the accumulation of silt and shingle. These flatlands, just north of Dungeness, were once the English Channel, the now redundant cliffs arcing miles from the sea, from Hythe to Rye. This patch of land has only been lent to Britain by the waves, and the waves might want it back some day.The case against Bleak. Roads that turn and twist violently, dangerously, with the ditches. Continue reading...

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Davos secret ranking: I'd love to see where I am

2020-01-23 14:18:13| BBC News | Business | World Edition

Reports suggest the conference categorises its most elite delegates numerically from one to seven.

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Millennials Love Zillow Because They'll Never Own A Home

2020-01-22 17:08:58| digg

Real estate apps and Instagram accounts have become a digital fantasyland for broke millennials

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The Real Genius of *Love Island* Is Its Money-Making App

2020-01-22 16:00:00| Wired News: Top Stories

The British network behind the hit series has made millions by selling merch via a companion app. Its success hints at the future of the broadcasting business.

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Aurora Cannabis: Love It or Leave It?

2020-01-22 13:03:00| Fool.com Headlines

This beaten-down marijuana stock is a lightning rod among investors.

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