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    • Yes, I always give the address, it’s in the first line, 3 High Street. It’s here on Google Streetview, now The Cabin newsagent…

  1. Hi, Vici. I have asked around, and the best guess is that it was a tattoo shop. It’s amazing: you walk up and down a street all your life and, once something changes, you can never remember what was there before. I love Poole High Street and quay – they have always had a reputation for trouble. I once saw someone get glassed on the quay. It was a mellow summer’s evening and families were still out strolling. The fact that the police felt the need to install a panic button on a post in the middle of the High Street with CCTV trained on it says it all really. Seeing it for the first time, I was reminded of Belfast…

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