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Bull City Ciderworks to Reopen in New Durham Location Later This Summer

This past Saturday was Bull City Ciderworks’ final day of operation at their South Elizabeth Street location in Durham. Business was great, but they had to close to make way for a new Durham Police Station.   112 more words


"Greed, for want of a better word, is good" - In Defence of Capitalism

The quote above comes from the 1987 Wall Street and while, the rhetoric is positively ‘Wall Street’ it rings true on a certain point. Greed, within Capitalism, has driven the human race further than its ever been before in an astonishingly small space of time and it is the only model of social organisation that takes humanity’s fundamental component of ‘Greed, for want of a better word…’ and translates it into services, goods and a better quality of life. 610 more words


An Introduction to Hurworth Grange

Hurworth Grange is located in Hurworth on Tees, co. Durham, in the northeast of England. Although not our first investigation location, it was our favorite, and was considered our official team headquarters, or, our “home away from home.” 257 more words


Hermes Team Meetup

Two weeks ago our team (Hermes) at work got together in Durham North Carolina to spend time together and plan our coming months. As I’m sure most readers of my blog know, … 508 more words


The challenge of incorrect information

Frequently, government information is incorrect. Census records will have relationships wrong, names misspelled, places of origin incorrect. This makes sense, given that interviewers may not have understood the person answering the questions and those answering the questions may not have wanted to give certain information. 216 more words


Durham and Somerset play a draw

Durham and Somerset played out a draw in the division one game.  In Somerset’s only innings, Chris Rogers made 23 off 60 deliveries before being run out. 98 more words