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Krispy Kreme, Oxford

“Hello! Here’s a box of doughnuts for you!” the lady exclaimed as she handed me a box filled with a dozen doughnuts.

“What’s the catch?” I asked. 402 more words


Racism is on the Rise in Britain and Ireland

In the grip of a global recession and rising levels of inequality the 1920s and 30s witnessed a tidal wave of bigotry and racism which was to have catastrophic results for hundreds of millions of people around the world. 633 more words

Class War

Foundations of Economic Growth - lessons from pre-industrial Britain - part 1

Among the several books I’m reading is one titled “The Social and Economic History of Britain (1760 – 1965)” by Pauline Gregg, which I picked up at the local bookstore over a year ago. 389 more words


New on 500px : Elgol by axle88 by axle88

Elgol (Scottish Gaelic: Ealaghol) is a village on the shores of Loch Scavaig towards the end of the Strathaird peninsula in the Isle of Skye, in the Scottish Highlands. 32 more words

You Will Never Love Ketchup as Much as This Woman

While most of us like a splosh of the red stuff with our chips, one ketchup obsessive is planning to drown her Christmas dinner in tomato sauce.

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The Country: Immigration


The immigration most discussed in this section is the post war non-British or ‘New Commonwealth ‘ immigration, starting in 1948, following the passing of the British Nationality Act. 5,259 more words