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Let Us Onwards to Win: Bicentenary of Penang Free School

“And New Laurels Gained.”

The day is here. As crowds queued in the Penang General Post Office, the award recipients are already packed in the hall awaiting the arrival of the VVIPs and VIPs. 191 more words

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Let Us March on To Fame: Next Issue 21 October 2016 Penang Free School Bicentenary

Well, you already know the images (https://myfdc.me/2016/09/08/strong-and-faithful/), so I guess the price list of all the available products will be useful. A mobile post office (Post on Wheels) will be sent to the school to sell and postmark the First Day Covers, very much like 50 years ago! 185 more words

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BS Conference for Charlotte's Bicentenary (19-21 August 2016)- by Maddalena De Leo

On 19–21 August,, the latest Brontë Society biennial conference took place at the exclusive Midland Hotel in Manchester, where the bicentenary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth was celebrated. 592 more words


Strong and Faithful

How many of you still remember your Alma Mater fondly? Well, I guess we all have memories of the time the stepped through the august gates of our Alma Mater especially in the formative years in school. 129 more words

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Havisham In Absentia

For many people collecting Dickens means looking for rare editions of completing their set of Royal Doulton figurines. For others however, ‘my Dickens’ means interacting with the works or the author. 773 more words


Day by day

July 23, 1816, 200 years ago, twelve young priests made a pledge to the Our Lady of Fourviere in France. That was the beginning of the Society of Mary. 207 more words

Consecrated Life

A stroll around Gibraltar No.11 : Alameda Gardens Part 2

Hello there, following on with last week’s A stroll around Gibraltar No.10: Devil’s Gap Battery , I thought I’d revisit one of my favourite places here, the Alameda Botanical Gardens. 1,112 more words