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Paxton Memorial - London Road Cemetery

I make no secret of the fact that if I were ever to get the chance to hop back in time, top of the list of my must visit destinations is the… 259 more words

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August 3 in history

8  Roman Empire general Tiberius defeated Dalmatians on the river Bathinus.

881  Battle of Saucourt-en-Vimeu: Louis III of France defeated the Vikings, an event celebrated in the poem… 507 more words

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Emir of Katsina and his entourage admiring a traffic light.

Hyde Park, created in 1536 by Henry Vill for hunting, is one of the largest parks in London, and one of the Royal Parks of London. 80 more words

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Yes, We Have No Bananas ... Tomorrow?

Must be a poor news day. Because as I’m driving to work, local radio talk show is giving details of the “threat to the future of our bananas” and asking how will we ever manage without them. 924 more words

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