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Weekend Cooking – Food with a difference

There is a fascinating and slightly unusual archive here in the UK called the Mass Observation Study, which was started in 1937.Then last week I received an on-line article, published in the Financial Times titled History in the Speaking which looks … Continue reading

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Holocaust Remembrance Week 1-8 May 2011

Posting inspired by The Introverted Reader To my knowledge there is no link to Jewish ancestry in my family, but that does not not stop me from feeling a whole host of emotions when discussing or reading about the Holocaust. … Continue reading

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Sunday Obituary – Greyfriars Bobby

Not quite an obituary for the Geneabloggers Sunday’s Obituary theme, but I thought I would share something that I spotted while catching up on my newspaper reading. This is a newspaper article from the Western Morning News which is the … Continue reading

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Lunar Eclipse to coincide with Winter Solstice

The first full lunar eclipse to coincide with a winter solstice since 1554. UK & Europe will be able to watch from 0741 GMT on Tuesday 21st Dec. I was up in anticipation of seeing something wonderful. Sadly it was … Continue reading

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