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October 24, 1916 – Women changing the face of WW1 Britain

A huge change in Edwardian society is supported by statistics reported in the October 24, 1916, edition of the Market Harborough Advertiser, which show that nearly a million women are now doing men’s jobs. 518 more words

October 17, 1916 – Eloquence of the common man campaigning for the articulate WW1 common soldier

We’ve all heard of the literary greats who have written about the First World War: poet Wilfred Owen’ s Dulce et Decorum, Michael Morpugo and his… 978 more words

Ride to Café Ventoux - Sunday 16th October 2016

Ride Leader James Holden writes:

Departing Moulton Co-op (NN3 7TB), 9.30 am on Sunday, for around 60 miles in total.

Whilst this ride is probably at the more challenging end of the spectrum, the effort is well-rewarded with quiet roads, impressive scenery and, of course, my company. 417 more words


Sunday 04th September - Ride to Market Harborough

Apparently summer ends when August ends (let us hope the weather disagrees) so we return to an 09:30 start for this weekend’s ride out to Market Harborough. 209 more words


Market Harborough - a day out from Leicester

Leicester – as I have written before, normally is not a tourism destination. A long Saturday was more than enough to go around the city, tell our son about our University days there and visit the “good old times” points of interest. 325 more words


Foxton Locks

It’s been a busy few day. Let me start by saying that when I recreated this Blog I had no intention of posting everyday. If you see me go a few days without a post then don’t panic. 146 more words


My First Post - 25 Questions Tag

As I sit here on a sunny afternoon in May I’m wondering how to get started with my blog; maybe a Disney post, maybe a self-motivating, optimistic, stream of consciousness type post, but eventually I have decided to go with the 25 Questions Tag. 939 more words

25 Questions