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Lestah shocker!

I’m from Derby, I’m a Derby County fan and I will always be so. However, I’ve lived in Leicester since 2009 and for the last few years, I’ve become actually quite proud to say this is my home. 525 more words


From the Ice Age to the Stone Age: Bouldnor Cliff

In addition to our discussion of Star Carr, we also discussed the site of Bouldnor Cliff, near Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight. Several videos are available on Youtube by the Maritime Archaeology Trust:


From the Ice Age to the Stone Age: Star Carr

In yesterday’s session of ‘From the Ice Age to the Stone Age’ we discussed the Mesolithic in Britain and, in particular, the famous site of… 67 more words


Leicestershire restaurant closed due to cockroach infestation

An Indian restaurant in Glenfield, Leicestershire was shut down on the spot by health inspectors after they discovered a cockroach infestation in the kitchen.

Customers had to leave their half-eaten meals as inspectors waded in to intervene at… 268 more words


Romaika, 1772 and a Hunting Call

This is a progress report on those RedBox figures I’m painting for the Bennos Figures Forum Group Build 2017. The theme this year is for marching figures which represent the painter’s local area or country. 400 more words



RPG, 93 Constance Road, Leicester LE5, 2016 • If you want your name to last, write it in stone. Can’t find any history on this deco small business centre, yet another with flagless flagpole.

Shopfront Elegy

St. Aidan's Church, New Parks, Leicester

It’s been a while on this blog, but time for some more ecclesiastical modernism, this time in the form of Sir Basil Spence’s (yep, THAT Basil Spence) 1959 design in New Parks. 93 more words