Interesting facts about Innerwick

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Innerwick, Innerwick, United Kingdom

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Interesting facts about Innerwick and its environs May 09, 2008
Innerwick and it's environs. Some less charitable locals refer to Innerwick as the village of the damned and it has been suggested that The Wicker Man was affectionately based on a historical incident when an "outsider" moved into the small village from the nearby city of Edinburgh. Now in the 2000's in-family marriages are less common and recently there have been two new luxury farm steading developments started which should see an influx of fresh blood - both helping increase the gene pool and provide sustenance to the colony of vampyric brussel sprout pickers from Romania.

The environs surrounding Innerwick are some of the most beautiful parts of East Lothian, my particular hamlet of six cottages being in a nature reserve that has also seen it's fare share of history (apparently being the birthplace of a well known fraternal organisation and if you were to look into it further apparently the actual resting place of the Holy Grail - I DID look into it further and the locals really DO seem to be on to something but I best not write about it on-line lest I befall some horrendous calamity involving losing entrails). The area is also famous for its witches, pagan sites, standing stones, mysterious goings on, big cats and The Oldest House On Earth (600,000 years old seemingly).

And it would be remiss of me if I did not mention it is also home to Britains Most Attractive Nuclear Power Station, Torness - which shares the idylic coastline with the massive Lafarge cement works and Virador Land Fill Site, ironically surrounded by the John Muir walkway, named after the internationally acclaimed and renowned environmentalist.

Finally, if visiting Innerwick or indeed its environs, get to know a local early on as the locals are given stocks of iodene tablets as these are essential in the event of any misshap at Torness. One local even managed to get a supply for her dogs but had to fight the bigwigs at East lothian Council to get this. She lives down in the valley, or Glen as she likes to call it.
rorygibson says:
well, im from innerwick and this sounds about right
Posted on: Oct 23, 2009
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