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Unexpected birds in the midst of the city: II

It began with a low flypast by a Spitfire and a Hurricane, fighter planes from World War II; after that our eyes turned again and again to the deep blue sky. 198 more words


The Field Is Spread...

The field is spread, the shot is wild,
The Sussex innings closes…no,
It comes down safe before third man,
It went where it ought not to go. 26 more words

Canterbury Council take action on vehicle littering

Canterbury Council take action on the recently legislated act for fining vehicle owners when caught on camera for littering.

According to Councillor Ben Fitter-Harding, littering will always be a problem, he said: “People seem to think that it is acceptable now to throw litter on the floor, thinking that someone else will come and clear it up. 211 more words


19 May: Saint Dunstan, Bishop and Blacksmith. Relics XI

It’s comforting to learn that a bishop has a hinterland, that he has not been born and bred in a purple cassock. Eric Treacy of Wakefield with his steam trains or the poet Archbishop Rowan Williams in more modern times, Peter the fisherman  and Paul the tentmaker at the beginning. 215 more words

Daily Reflections

52 Ancestors: Jane Ellen Hagell, #19

From London to Houston

The above photo was taken sometime in 1916, in Houston, Texas. The couple sitting in the center are my 2nd great-grandparents Walter and Jane Ellen (nee Hagell) Avenell. 347 more words



Chaucer’s Works, Volume 4 (of 7) – The Canterbury Tales has 163,170 ratings and 2,751 reviews. MJ said: When confronted with the painful choice of whethe Classic Literature. 405 more words


Monarchie: de droit divin

Monarchie : de droit divin

Grüß Gott !

La monarchie britannique, antique et archaïque, se revendique d’origine cosmique.

Vikidia.org / Monarchie de droit divin / Internet: … 1,267 more words