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What I found in my attic!! (Cat: George VI / Elizabeth II)

Yesterday evening I was asked by my mum to sort out some old winter clothes of mine in the loft. As well as climbing back down the ladder with an armful of jumpers, I was lucky enough to have… 155 more words


Of Kings, and Popes, and Abortions, and the Environment

I do these posts periodically on Nebraska Energy Observer simply to clear out stuff that for one reason or another I’m not going to do a full post on. 831 more words


The Thrup'nny Bit: A 12-sided Story

In 2017 a new 12-sided £1 coin will enter circulation with world-leading anti-counterfeiting technology, and it is being billed by the Royal Mint as ‘the most secure denomination in the world’ 422 more words

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70th Anniversary of VE Day: 'Today we give thanks to Almighty God' - George VI

Broadcast from King George VI on May 8th 1945, Victory in Europe (VE) Day

Today we give thanks to Almighty God for a great deliverance. Speaking from our Empire’s oldest capital city, war-battered but never for one moment daunted or dismayed – speaking from London, I ask you to join with me in that act of thanksgiving. 788 more words


SE39 Week 10 - Uncrowned Kings Part II

This is the conclusion to the Uncrowned Kings two parter. Go read the first one if you haven’t already. Today we’re talking about…

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