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These Are Scottish Roads: Please Keep to the Left

A Journey into Scotland

Part Two of the Bibliography

The South West of Scotland

Selected Poems  :  Robert Burns

I bought my copy of this book at a church hall jumble sale when I was an impressionable teenager. 1,349 more words

A Journey Into Scotland

Bona Birthday Greetings

I was leafing through an old copy of “The Corselet and Cummerbund Enquirer”, which I read for the spot the ball competition, when I discovered that I share a birthday with two of my favourite fictional characters, for 50 years ago, the BBC broadcast the wonderful, sorry, that should be, the fantabulosa Julian and Sandy, created by Marty Feldman and Barry Took and bought to life by Hugh Paddick and Kenneth Williams. 402 more words

A London Year

Paperback now available – £12.99

365 Days of City Life in Diaries, Journals and Letters – compiled by Travis Elborough & Nick Rennison

“With Thelma to the George Inn, Southwark, for a lunch of steak-and-kidney pie, cherry pie and beer. 235 more words

Non Fiction

Adam Curtis: Bitter Lake - Albion's Own Mystic

Adam Curtis’ latest documentary, Bitter Lake, which is still available on BBC iPlayer, is another hypnotic, if overlong, meditation on the current epidemic of Wahhabism and how it came to sink its claws into every facet of Islam from the badlands of Afghanistan to the bedrooms of an extremely perfidious Albion. 329 more words

Authorities Identify Man Fatally Stabbed In Baldwin Park

BALDWIN PARK (CBSLA.com) — Authorities identified a 31-year-old man Friday that died from a stab wound sustained during an argument with his ex-girlfriend.

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, officers were sent around 5:26 p.m. 240 more words

News

February 22 in history

1495 King Charles VIII of France entered Naples to claim the city’s throne.

1632 Galileo‘s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems was published.

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History

Carry On Again Doctor (1969)

When it’s on: Saturday, 21 February (3.05 pm)
Channel: ITV3
IMDb Link

Funny things, the Carry On films. I could cover one per week, such is their ubiquity in the TV schedules, yet they’re treated by most people as a running joke, a wholly outdated product of some best forgotten age. 657 more words

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