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Crooked Heart by Lissa Evans

Crooked Heart tells the tale of Noel Bostock, twice abandoned and then evacuated in the mass exodus from London of September 1939, he finds himself billeted with Vera Sedge and her hapless son , Donald, in St Albans. 473 more words

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British Posters From the Second World War

I think everyone is familiar with that the iconic KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON poster, now everywhere and repurposed to sell, lampoon, or support virtually everything (I will probably have a KEEP CALM AND TRUST HETHERIDGE version for… 229 more words


Nuclear evacuees seek rise in TEPCO compensation

Nov 14 2014

More than 2,800 evacuees from a village near the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant are seeking state arbitration for a rise in compensation from Tokyo Electric Power Company, the plant’s operator. 209 more words


Latimer Road School – 1942/43

It may seem odd that we, at Market Lavington Museum have a register for the London County Council School on Latimer Road.

But there it is clearly labelled. 168 more words