Braunton – Posh yet grimy


Braunton is a village that at first appearances, seems rather hip and cool. It has some nice pubs that cater to the middle class and also the working class… and that’s about all. You will find Braunton to be full and I mean full of 40-60 year old Karens and dodgy Daves from all social […]

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Karens tour of North Devon

Living in North Devon, Woolacombe, Lee, Ilfracombe

If you are thinking of moving here to live by the sea in Devon while working in a job under £30’000 a year?? Then don’t! What you’ll get is either a victorian slum that’s overpriced, or a nice apartment in a block full of holiday homes. And believe me, Karen’s will constantly belittle you for […]

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Ilfracombe: gluten intolerant middle class nightmare

Living in Ilfracombe, Devon

It’s about time we stopped knocking the working class and poor *****. The biggest problem I believe Ilfracombe has, is its whole generation of 16-24 year olds raised by middle class parents. They fill Ilfracombe’s restaurants and cafés, announcing every self diagnosed intolerance. Gluten intolerance or lactose, if it’s trendy to have… They have it. […]

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North Devon: Fawlty Towers meets Filthy Rich and Cat Flap

Living in North Devon

North Devon, the land of hospitality and great scenery. well at least the scenery and coastline pass muster. Living here is like living a 1970s sitcom, and to be blunt it’s just as cheesy. Why, how? – really glad you asked – let us begin… Hospitality? Picture Fawlty Towers, if you will, and throw in […]

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Braunton – Atlantis of *****

Living in Braunton, North Devon

Following on from someone else’s accurate review of Braunton, I thought I should add my own. Braunton is a small village located in one of the highest risk of flooding next to Atlantis. Which though they have finally bought better flood defences. It will do no good in another 5 years. The kids that live […]

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