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Thoughts on: The Name of the Doctor

“What kind of idiot would try to steal a faulty Tardis?” are the opening words of this finale. Then the zoom out to the magnificent, domed Capitol of Gallifrey with the captions “Gallifrey, a very long time ago…” Without further ado, we’re treated to a scene of William Hartnell as the First Doctor nicking the Tardis for the first time, with a little help from one Clara Oswald. 1,312 more words

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The Meeting That No One Knew About - My Top Ten Elvis and Beatles Songs

Elvis Presley and The Beatles – two of the greatest musicians of all time. One’s a solo American singer, while the other was a British band, who composed and wrote their own songs. 414 more words


NEWHAM PAST AND PRESENT: Four residents wins prizes in borough's history quiz

Four lucky residents from the east London borough of Newham can now call themselves true amateur local historians after winning prizes in a council-sponsored history… 385 more words


QP turns 50!

Queanbeyan Players is proudly celebrating its fiftieth anniversary in September 2015! Although QP was not incorporated until the 1990s and did not have a constitution until the 1970s, the first group of people involved in putting on plays and other amusements in Queanbeyan got together in the 1960s and produced their first show in 1965.  224 more words

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I was recently watching old episodes of Skins and I had completely forgotten that the dad of one of the characters was played by Peter Capaldi. 324 more words

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Okoboji Extended Family Gathering

A couple weekends ago my mom’s side of the family gathered together for her brother and his wife’s 50th wedding anniversary.  I’d say at least three-fourths of the family were able to make the party, always great when we can get four generations together! 394 more words