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EXPLAINED: Why Does The Northernmost Town In America Exist In The First Place?

As many people live in this one town as in the entirety of the rest of Northern Alaska (the size of the UK) but why have 5,000 people chosen to live as close to the North Pole as they are their state capital? 89 more words


Our Gunpowder And Tea Came From China, Why Didn’t We Copy Their Wheelbarrows?

Everyone must have a few things that are emotive of their childhood, perhaps a sight, a sound, or a smell. For me, growing up as I did on a small British organic farm in the 1970s, my emotive things are the smell of rain hitting parched earth, or of the slightly sulphurous diesel exhaust from a clapped-out Fordson Major tractor. 50 more words

Transportation Hacks

TriAthy Olympic Triathlon, 2017

As mentioned in a previous post, I had not planned to do any triathlons this season. I’m signed up for the Dublin Marathon, and that will be my focus. 1,071 more words


Gateshead F.C. C, 21st January 2017

Ground: Gateshead International Stadium
Competition: 2016/17 Vanarama National League
Result: Gateshead 1 – 1 Aldershot Town
Pie: Mince
Price: £2.40

Comments: The traffic jam heading along the Tyne into Gateshead was sadly not going to the International Stadium – but to nearby St James Park to watch Newcastle take Rotherham apart. 233 more words

Aldershot Matches

Barrow GP and residents - leading activities to improve health and happiness

The following update has been received from BetterCareTogether:

Barrow locals have begun training to lead activities to improve the health and happiness of local communities as part of a scheme to reduce social isolation in Barrow in Furness. 171 more words