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18 May 2020

Take a deep dive into recent issues of North Norfolk Living! Read some of our favourite interviews, and step back in time with features on local history

Forgotten heroes: the lifeboat men of Brancaster

There’s an old wooden RNLI service board hanging in St Mary’s Church, Brancaster. It lists the rescues made by the Brancaster lifeboat, a surviving relic of a time when the village boasted a lifeboat and brave crew to match. Thirty-two times the boat was launched, 34 lives were saved. Alan Tutt finds out more (First published Early Summer 2017)

Veering easterly

With her 60th book set to be published this October (2017), best-selling author and North Norfolk resident Susan Hill talks to Amanda Loose about writing, reading and her life-long love of the east coast (First published Autumn 2017)

 

Behind the canvas

This August (2018) marks the 75th anniversary of the death of local fisherman-turned-artist, John Craske. Alan Tutt finds out more (First published High Summer 2018)

 

Solace by the sea

Widely regarded as one of the finest writers of his generation, Patrick Hamilton’s novels are currently being reissued by Abacus to bring them to a new audience. Few people, however, are aware that he spent his final years on the North Norfolk coast, writes Alan Tutt (First published Winter 2018)

Remembering Edith Cavell

This May (2019) marks the centenary of the reburial of Edith Cavell at Norwich Cathedral. Alan Tutt finds out more about one of Norfolk’s most famous daughters (First published Spring 2019)

 

Wild rewards 

Sarah Whittley catches up with Simon Barnes to find out more about his new book, On the Marsh: A Year Surrounded by Wildness and Wet, and the marshland landscape at its heart (First published High Summer 2019)

 

The perfect 10

Best-selling author Rachel Hore has just published her 10th novel, The Love Child. Amanda Loose catches up with her to chat family, her second career and Norfolk (First published Autumn 2019)

 

Lost and found

There’s been a lot happening at Godwick and Waterden, two of North Norfolk’s lost villages. Steve Newell finds out more (First published Autumn 2019)

 

Back to nature

Following the publication of his 41st book, Turning the Boat for Home: A life writing about nature, avid reader Sarah Whittley asks Norfolk-based pioneering nature writer, Richard Mabey, the questions she’s been longing to for years! (First published Winter 2019)