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Bob Rowland at Furzefield
Bob Rowland has lived in Fulking since the days when John Ruskin single-handedly installed pumped water, mains drainage, gas lighting and an electric telegraph system. Over the ensuing decades he has done everything, run everything and won everything. Nowadays he passes on his accumulated wisdom to junior villagers in a monthly column for this website. This page provides an anthology of those columns.

  1. Changing Times October 2018
  2. Village Demography September 2018
  3. Village Happenings August 2018
  4. Fulking Fair July 2018
  5. Call My Bluff June 2018
  6. Responsibilities May 2018
  7. Newtimber Cathedral April 2018
  8. Parish Councillors March 2018
  9. Winter/Spring February 2018
  10. New Year Resolutions January 2018
  11. Christmas December 2017
  12. Migration, Dogs & Maps November 2017
  13. Social Committee October 2017
  14. A Possible Exit September 2017
  15. Fulking Fair (cont.) August 2017
  16. Fulking Fair 2017 July 2017
  17. Farewell to Tony & Doris June 2017
  18. Fulking Fair & Wine Quiz May 2017
  19. Bedroom Tax April 2017
  20. Spring at Furzefield March 2017
  21. The Census February 2017
  22. In with the new and out with the old January 2017
  23. Christmas December 2016
  24. Downland Calendar November 2016
  25. Neighbourliness October 2016
  26. Fulking Fair (cont.) September 2016
  27. The Parish of Fulking August 2016
  28. Fulking Fair (cont.) July 2016
  29. Fulking Fair (cont.) June 2016
  30. Fulking Fair 2016 May 2016
  31. Traffic Problems April 2016
  32. Village Organisations March 2016
  33. Social Matters February 2016
  34. Party Epilogue January 2016
  35. Christmas Party December 2015
  36. Homes and the homeless November 2015
  37. Newtimber Hill October 2015
  38. Call My Bluff Wine Quiz September 2015
  39. Not a washout August 2015
  40. Fulking Fair (reprise) July 2015
  41. Playground cleanup June 2015
  42. Fulking Fair May 2015
  43. Water supply proposal April 2015
  44. Parish Councillors March 2015
  45. Fulking Social Committee February 2015
  46. The Shepherd & Dog January 2015
  47. Preston Nomads Cricket Club December 2014
    Reply: Keeping the peace February 2015
  48. The architectural mix November 2014
  49. Aidan’s Pigeon Post October 2014