Well, the last Open Day in our Maesglas premises has been and gone and we are still waiting for news from the council as to where we will now be housed for the foreseeable future. 414 more words
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On the afternoon of 24th November, 1864, a south-easterly gale blew up on the north east coast of England. The schooner, ‘Friendship’, carrying a cargo of coal, sailed into the mouth of the Tyne to take shelter, but ran aground on the notorious black midden rocks. 816 more words
New York is apparently not celebrating its 350th anniversary this week.
According to an article in The New York Times, “On August 26, 1664, 350 years ago Tuesday, a flotilla of four British frigates led by the Guinea, which was manned by 150 sailors and conveying 300 redcoats, anchored ominously in Gravesend Bay off Brooklyn, between Coney Island and the Narrows. 201 more words