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Category: Fake News

Some articles that reflect the Norfolk character – fictional of course.

Is the Sandringham Estate to be Sold?

Is the Sandringham Estate to be Sold?

It is rumoured that in December 2023 a helicopter landed in the grounds of Sandringham House in Norfolk. The police who were on duty at the main gate were tight-lipped about who the visitor might be. Was it a member of the family joining the others for the Royal’s Christmas break? Apparently not. It has been revealed that the visitor was in fact an extremely wealthy American businessman. A member of the Sandringham WI, who has always been a reliable…

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The Suffolk Gazette – You Couldn’t Make it Up

The Suffolk Gazette – You Couldn’t Make it Up

It has been fun writing ‘fake news‘ for my blog, so if, like me, you enjoy satire, I recommend you take a look at The Suffolk Gazette. I quote from the site: “You couldn’t make it up. Suffolk is full of strange and wonderful stories, and while our tales are clearly intended as satire, they do get repeated by gullible mainstream media, including Sky News and national newspapers. Join our vibrant Facebook page for updates and ensuing hilarity whenever someone…

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The Wicker Man and the Gresham North Norfolk connection

The Wicker Man and the Gresham North Norfolk connection

Gresham North Norfolk © DPH North Norfolk is steeped in folklore, local myths and legends, from Black Shuck to the laughter and calling of long-dead children sometimes heard echoing across Horsey Mere. However, some strange things said to be factual rather than fanciful have happened in the area. An example is the ‘Gresham Incident’, of which few people are aware. That is because the locals only talked about it late at night when the pub (now closed) had a lock-in…

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Cryptocurrency for North Norfolk

Cryptocurrency for North Norfolk

A businessman based in North Norfolk is proposing to launch a cryptocurrency to pre-empt Facebook’s troubled Libra. To be called ‘Crabcoin’ the new internet currency is set to become available in January 2024. When contacted for details, the businessman, who wishes to remain anonymous until the launch, stated: “The new currency will be of great advantage to those that obtain large amounts of cash the source of which they don’t want to disclose. “All they will have to do is…

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