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November has been a busy month here at the PPU as I’ve been travelling around London meeting local history groups, researchers, volunteers, archivists, librarians and museum curators to talk about our Objecting to War project. 798 more words
Two thoughts nag me as I read this account from the April 21, 1915 edition of The Chatham Record:
- One little “to” would have prevented any confusion (and ruined the story):“Give my wife as much as you want and keep the remainder for yourself.” 39 more words
Maryanne Kerr, well known local resident, busker, author and pink fashionista hosted her 80th birthday party in St John’s Wood Library at the weekend.
Maryanne entertained everyone with songs accompanied by her piano harp and was interviewed by the St John’s Wood history group for their website… 44 more words
After an industrial accident in Jacksonville caused a heavy equipment operator named Ben Wood to lose his right arm, he also lost his job and home, and his wife died. 799 more words