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Betjeman's love for the Broads
John Betjeman

English poet, writer and broadcaster John Betjeman talks of his love for the Norfolk Broads.

Despite his lack of sailing knowledge, Betjeman recounts his love of spending time on Norfolk's waterways.

"I was always being knocked silly by the boom of the cruiser and always mixed up the front and back of the boat," said John.

On one occasion, while sailing between Hickling Broad and Horsey mere, John remembers being attacked by a swan.





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