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London Bridge and Sara’s Crack

We have been wanting to go to Lake Havasu all winter because my Aunt Helen and my cousin Beth live there.  My aunt is a long time resident of the Lake Havasu City. 916 more words

Arizona

The execution of Elizabeth Barton, the “Holy Maid of Kent” (1534)

On this day in 1534, Elizabeth Barton, otherwise known as the “Holy Maid of Kent”, was hanged and beheaded at Tyburn for treason, for having earlier prophesied that if the king, Henry VIII, were to break from  the Catholic Church and divorce Catherine of Aragon to marry Anne Boleyn,  he would die, and be sent to Hell (*).  183 more words

On This Day

APRIL 18, 1968: IF YOU BELIEVE THIS, I'VE GOT A BRIDGE . . .

IF YOU BELIEVE THIS, I’VE GOT A BRIDGE . . .

Famous real estate deals abound — the sale of Manhattan for beads, the Louisiana Purchase, Seward’s Folly. 343 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Quick Fire Questions | Owen Kingston, writer/director of For King and Country.

After seeing Darkest Hour in the cinema earlier this year, I was super intrigued when an interactive, immersive theatre production that presents what life was like during Britain’s Darkest Hour appeared on my radar. 593 more words

Off West End

St Magnus the Martyr

On this day in either 1117 or 1118 (sources differ), Magnus Erlendssen, the piously Christian Earl of Orkney, was murdered on the island of Egilsay. 348 more words

On This Day

Railway tunnel drama: Local boy smiles at girl during WiFi signal interruption'

Reports have come in that a boy, aged about 17, smiled awkwardly at a teenaged girl sitting opposite him on a train to St Pancras station when their WiFi signal dropped out as they went through a tunnel at London Bridge. 249 more words

Humour

Merry Men, I Sherwood return, restaurant review

If you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a very pleasant surprise. On the corner of Southwark Street, Tom Sellers, chef Patron of Restaurant Story, has created his very own version of Sherwood Forest, and it’s magical. 660 more words

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