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John Harrison at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Here’s a little Sunday inspiration as I share what I got up to last Sunday. For those of you who don’t know the name, John Harrison is a much celebrated travel writer who concentrates on Central America and Antarctica. 347 more words


Britain's Best Allotment 2015

After a rigorous judging process, the winners of Britain’s Best Allotment have been chosen, and The Hills family from Manchester have claimed the top prize, with a plot showcasing everything that is great about British allotments. 445 more words

Sean James Cameron

Would you like to do this job?

By Colleen

 Would you like to do this job?  This is John Harrison a master ice cream taster.  His service of tasting ice cream for a company known as Dreyer’s/Edy’s Grand Ice Cream is very valuable so much so that his taste buds are insured for a million dollars. 37 more words

Cops’ dash-cam destroys police brutality charge; bystander’s video left out something key

This is from BizPac Review.

The  drunken thug that was being arrested was a Son of Obama.

Anyone care to bet the people providing the video and claiming police brutality are Children of Obama? 222 more words

Longitude (Dava Sobel) - a review

I like stories about the sea and the men who venture into it. From whaling to warfare, I find the sea enormously attractive, even though I get terribly sick almost as soon as I set foot on board. 376 more words


'Residue': Netflix's New Dystopian Show Is 'Black Mirror' With 'Game of Thrones' Cast

Still stuck moping in a Game of Thrones finale hangover? Do you already pine for the supernatural overcast of dread involving the violent deaths of small children, the violent deaths of regular-aged people, … 819 more words

A Leeds Tale - The Marvellous Doors of Mr. Harrison (1626)

There have been several people who’ve been great benefactors to Leeds, but John Harrison was the first. In the first half of the 17th century, he paid for a market cross, built St. 1,313 more words