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Tea, trains, and tomes: My visit to the British Library

Why does 5am exist? This trip to the British Library better be worth it!

I needed to visit the British Library, in London, to see some primary sources for my BA History dissertation on India at the Great Exhibition, 1851. 874 more words

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Interview for Lancaster University TV

Well, I did a little interview last week for the Lancaster University TV station, which the interviewer Chris Osborn has just sent me. I can’t quite bear to watch it today, but it should give you a little insight into what I’m thinking and what I’m hoping to achieve by all this work I’ve been doing recently. 25 more words

Jack Hylton 50th Anniversary Exhibition

So tomorrow is concert day, but today was exhibition day. To be honest, I don’t know anything about how to put an exhibition together so I pretty much put a load of stuff in some cabinets and then ate a Greggs sausage roll. 171 more words

Why this is such a big deal...

As we’ve got closer to tomorrow’s concert, I’ve had a number of conversations with people, many of whom didn’t really know what I was doing or why I was doing it. 454 more words

Preparation, preparation, preparation

I realise I ought to be telling you about what’s going on with plans for this week’s big concert/ book launch/ CD launch/ exhibition launch/ everything else, but ironically I’m so busy doing things that I can’t seem to find time to do anything! 249 more words


Before last week, I had no idea what numismatics was either. Turns out, it’s the “study or collection of currency, including coins, tokens, paper money, and related objects” (wiki). 734 more words

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What does the Fox say #1 - Fortnightly Column (abridged baby)

DISCLAIMER: This was written for SCAN, the student newspaper at Lancaster University.

Happy New Year loyal ‘customers’ of Lancaster University, this is the first of many columns by myself, Tom Fox, regarding campus politics, the student movement and anything that takes my fancy really. 401 more words