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Devolution, Federalism and ... Oh Grow Up!

Scotland, Wales and, in my alternate universe, the country of Midland want “independence”; like a 14-year old asking for more pocket-money. UKIP wants to leave Europe because, “Sir, they keep picking on me and making me eat straight bananas and human rights!” But UKIP also think Scotland needs to know its place in ‘the union’ because they don’t feel the need to have logically consistent opinions. 407 more words

Politics

Mercia Winter League 2014-15

Following the final match of the winter league, the results have been verified and the final positions decided. Congratulations to Bluebell PC who narrowly beat both Nottingham City PC and Mansfield PC to lift the trophy. 63 more words

Pétanque

Early Political History of England: The Roman Occupation

The Romans brought Christianity and other Oriental religions to the England. They also insisted upon the building of roads and the establishment of city sites, which was the first glimmers of “civilization.” 947 more words

British History

History of Chippenham

Discoveries have shown signs of communes before Roman times in the Chippenham area. It is deemed that the town has been founded by Anglo Saxons around 600. 328 more words

Alfred's

Thank You, Mercia Tourist Board

Thank you, Mercia Tourist Board for showing me that an ancient english kingdom can have such a kick ass website.

Do you have about have 3 hours off free time on your hands?   31 more words

Dear Don XVIII

Morning Don,

Well, as you know The Legend came to birth and is taking its first foray into the world. I am so pleased with the way it has turned out! 348 more words

Photography

Repton

I parked by the Market Cross, the centre of medieval Repton with the old Mitre Inn behind it where, in 1848 the local history says that a man sold his wife for a shilling after bringing her with a halter around her waist from Burton on Trent. 789 more words

Photography