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Those were the days?

Continuing my travels courtesy of the ABRSM – last week I visited Letchworth Garden City – I was expecting dull commuter suburbia, but found a remarkably spacious 1930s planned town, with space, greenery, a suggestion of art deco, public spaces – surprisingly idyllic. 157 more words

Cadbury. Not so sweet.

I have a personal mind-trainer. He reads things like New Scientist. Digests the tough stuff, regurgitates it in easy-to-assimilate chunks.

Sometimes he’s on the receiving end of, ‘ 727 more words

Thinking, Or Ranting, Or Both

Art can be to everyone an inspiration - William Hesketh Lever 1922

It was a beautiful morning in Port Sunlight. I was there for work and I was early which provided a wonderful opportunity to walk around the village in the footsteps of William Hesketh Lever, the man who died in 1925 but who had a profound effect on my life. 109 more words

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Bromborough Court House: an 'at risk' monument

BROMBOROUGH COURT HOUSE: new project for DB 2014

Big Heritage are pleased to announce that we will be working on a protected monument to take it off the English Heritage ‘Heritage at Risk Register’. 635 more words

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