about the lack of choice provided by chain stores and Crawford illustrated how small shops can be better for shopping and how Aylsham was a good example of small traders competing well against the local supermarkets surrounding them.
Wednesday proved to be a bit of a dash. First, to Saham Toney just outside Watton to speak with rat catcher Ben Wright who runs Pest Express. We were talking about the boom in the rat population. They reckon there's 80 million of them now and the mild winters don't help.
A quick cross-country dash and it's Newton Flotman to talk with Andrew Flintham about his birdsong recordings of a dawn chorus which he's marketing as a CD. If you want to know more about it then just search engine Brecklands Dawn Chorus.
Thursday and after talking to a resident of Lakenham about the frequent power cuts they're suffering at present, I'm down the lane to Cawston Primary School where these children with their Head Teacher Kay Swan (left) and music teacher Wendy Forster (right) gave us a sample of their dinging. In the afternoon via the internet theyll be part of 600,000 singers attempting to break the world record for singing simultaneously. (I have their permission to reproduce this photo.