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The legend of the sunken realm of Tyno Helig of Wales

Around the coasts of the British Isles and many other parts of the world there are many legends that tell of lands and civilizations that have been lost to the sea. 192 more words


Outlander (Outlander Series #1) by Diana Gabaldon

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Published: June 1, 1991

The year is 1945. Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is just back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient circles that dot the British Isles. 424 more words


Lady Emma Hamilton: Wild Times and a Sad End

Emma Lyon was born to working-class parents in 1765.  She grew up to be breathtakingly beautiful–and wild. Early in her life, she worked as a maid, but she soon left dustcloths far behind. 408 more words

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Welsh Rarebit: A Becoming Fit between Grilled Cheese and Eggs Benedict

The week ending April 18th holds two perennial favorite comfort food days – April 12th, National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day and April 16th, Eggs Benedict Day. 304 more words


Apr 12 - Adoniram Judson

Adoniram Judson
Missionary to Burma
12 April 1850

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From the Satucket Lectionary

Adoniram Judson, Jr. (9 August 1788 – 12 April 1850) was a Baptist missionary from the… 748 more words

Holy Women Holy Men

Surrey...London...'ello, 'ello--

It’s nice to have nice friends who live in nice places. . .mmmhhmmmm!  What an honor to pop on down to Surrey to hang with my friend, April, who suggests that we visit the old home of Winston Churchill, a place called Chartwell. 169 more words


Queen Colonizer

Sometimes I get nostalgic for everywhere that’s not here.

It’s an ache that only travelers must get where you need to be anywhere but this one place where you’ve been for far too long, even if it’s only been a matter of days or weeks. 63 more words