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RUMBOTL – Spirit of Tradition – Motor-sailer

Rumbotl is a 42′ motor-sailer, launched in 2002 (hence the SoT tag) but with a very long gestation period (15+ years). 105 more words


Emmerdale Reigns Supreme at the British Soap Awards

Officially Britain’s Best Soap for the second year running is the brilliant Emmerdale. Not only did they win the top prize of the night – again – but they also collected five other awards including all the fan voted awards. 537 more words


On This Day: 20 May 1696

On this day in 1696, John Middleton wrote to Bowrey from Bombay.

John Middleton was Bowrey’s cousin and was writing with good news. They had arrived on 14 May the previous year and their voyage to India had been good.   102 more words

Is it right and is it possible to ban tenants from smoking in social housing accommodation?

I hate smoking. Always have.  Back in the late 1980s I was regarded as being completely unreasonable if I asked that just one colleague smoked at a time in a staff meeting held in a small room.  170 more words


On This Day: 10 March 1702/03

On this day in 1703, Robert Hasswell received £4/10/- from Bowrey in respect of taking him to the Downs and back to London in the Duck Yacht. 130 more words

On This Day: 6 March 1702/03

Today’s document is one of those frustrating manuscripts within Bowrey’s papers that cause me to understand, despite the volume, so much has gone missing. I am beginning to believe, in the main, he only retained the documentation for his contentious ventures. 149 more words

Cheltenham Ladies' College

Cheltenham Ladies’ College – Development of the Bayshill Site

Brian Torode (2006)


1854 Original College at Cambray – mostly day girls. Miss Annie Proctor Head Mistress until 1858. 983 more words

Brian Torode