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Dear Wen XI

Dear Wen,

Weather no better here… but an improvement is forecast… hope so or it will be wellies and waterproofs for our Fin Cop trip… 259 more words

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Dear Don XI

Dear Don,

The weather here is lousy. Hope it is better up your way!

The editing is coming on apace, though it would make it easier if both the computer and internet would cooperate… both have been playing up this week. 336 more words

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Dear Wen X


Dear Wen,

‘…You needn’t gild the lily
offer jewels to the sunset
No one is watching or standing
in your shoes
wash your lonely feet in the… 276 more words

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Dear Don X

Dear Don,

Full of cold and having an early night. Freezing in the house tonight and couldn’t really concentrate on anything, so I started looking back through some of the older pics from last year… before we ever put pen to paper for… 352 more words

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The early kings of Mercia

Name : Creoda (Cryda or Crida) of Mercia

House : Icelingas

Title : Kng of Mercia

Born :

Died : c. 593

Parents : Cynewald of Mercia… 685 more words

Dark Ages

Dear Wen IX

Dear Wen,

Yes, thanks, I was on the ‘Dad run’ and the weather was good on the Fylde coast… No sign of Man unfortunately but the clear skies gave quite spectacular views of the Cumbrian hills… 267 more words

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Edwin of Mercia

Edwin became Earl of Mercia in 1062 after his father and grandfather. He and his younger brother Morcar who was the Earl of Northumbria played a key role in Harold Hardrada’s failed campaign to take England in 1066. 536 more words

Eleventh Century