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Chasewater Railway Museum - 'Things that got away!'

Chasewater Railway Museum

Things that got away!

From time to time various people advise us of the latest offerings on ebay, mostly these are of little interest and on occasions of dubious authenticity, for example, the Hawthorn Leslie worksplate 2780 of 1909. 199 more words

Chasewater Railway Museum

In memoriam: Brent Aldridge Oldham.

My cousin Brent Aldridge Oldham, an esteemed pediatrician in Seattle, Washington, passed away on 22 December 2015. Born in Washington DC in 1950, he was the son of the late M. 29 more words

Paternal Kin

The Old Irish Harp, Aldridge

The “Harp” as it knows to local Aldrigians has recently had a rebrand not only in its decor but it’s it’s menu: it’s gone from being a typical pub serving stuffy “pub grub” to offering gourmet burgers, rotisserie chicken available in a variety of flavours and vamped up usual pub meals, a nice change from your regular chain pub. 257 more words


A month of favorites - My Favorite Thing in 2015


All December,
Estella’s Revenge, Girlxoxo, and Traveling with T
will be sharing their fave bookish
experiences from throughout the year.
Click on the logo above to check the schedule…

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Historical Novels

Aldridge transport museum to host Remembrance concert

An historic transport museum in Aldridge, Walsall, is all set to present a wartime-themed fundraising concert next month.

The Aston Manor Road Transport Museum in Shenstone Drive, WS9 8TP,  is holding… 179 more words



American mezzo-soprano Jennifer Rivera, with pianist Myra Huang, has recently released a CD of songs by contemporary American composers titled Innocence/Experience.  There are four , fairly contrasting, sets of songs by different composers.   364 more words

CD Review

Pre-election street fracas?

A “pre-election fracas”? What happened? And why did eight of black Goldsboro’s leading lights — including my great-great-great-uncle Matthew W. Aldridge and cousin William S. Hagans… 484 more words

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