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The Manor Reborn

Over the course of the last couple of weeks I have been following, using the wonderful BBC facility of iPlayer the programme called The Manor Reborn, centred around the National Trust property of Avebury Manor in Wiltshire. At the start … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management

,Back in March of this year I saw an interesting two part review of Mrs Beeton’s Book of Household Management (Abridged version published by World Classics). Here are the links to Review One and Review Two written by Bunny’s Stuff. I was interested in the … Continue reading

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History of Cardigan……..

Thanks to the BBCHistoryMag Twitter feed I became aware of the following post – a fascinating task of knitting with history. “History of Cardigan told through a cardigan” http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-12123866

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Snippets from the the news……

BBC News – Life goes online after death with ‘memory boxes’Published 3rd December 2010http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-11900774 The Independent – Identified at last: faces of the Somme – Europe, WorldPublished 28th December 2010http://ind.pn/dRYl4n

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A glimpse from the Antiques Roadshow

I was catching up with my viewing of the BBC Antiques Roadshow from last week (14th November 2010) when a rather interesting item came upon the screen. The item was described as a ham stand, and of slickware and contained … Continue reading

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