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"America, you're free to think as long as you think like us" or "Are people really taking a guy named Cooter seriously?"

Man do people ever get in an uproar over a piece of decorative cloth, yes folks I’m talking about flags here. Over the past few weeks you may have noticed it’s been all the rage in the news about the Confederate Flag and if it should or should not be flown. 1,467 more words

PART 2 a - ATHELSTAN BECOMES KING

King Edward is dead.  He has died in battle.  All hell broke lose.  Or is it loose – I can never remember!

But let’s rewind a bit.  1,119 more words

Heritage

When a thousand years is but a breath...

After several days away from the keyboard, I am back and beginning the long process of catching up. Even after some seriously severe pruning, the inboxes are blossoming and the emails seem to be setting seed and cross pollinating quicker than wildflowers. 459 more words

Photography

Fernwood PC triumph in France (From the Newark Advertiser)

A group from Fernwood earned bragging rights in the French sport of petanque as they defeated opponents from Newark’s twin town.

With the trophies they were presented with after the petanque competition in St Cyr-sur-Loire, France, are, left to right, Mrs Denise Proctor and her husband, Mr John Proctor, and Mrs Josie Pikett, all of Fernwood. 499 more words

News

"If we kick them all out, who will we blame?" or "Suck it up buttercup"

We are becoming a generation of blamers and whiners….get ready kids, here comes a rant.

We blame the banks for overdraft charges when it was us that spent too much of our money and didn’t balance our budget. 873 more words

Ancient and modern: One-time capital of Britain's biggest kingdom set for first new council homes in 40 years

THE West Midlands biggest overspill experiment is set to get its first newly-built council houses in more than a generation.

Tamworth – the town that took the brunt of Birmingham’s population exodus in the 1960s, 70s and 80s – is expected to give the green light to a regeneration scheme involving local authority homes. 350 more words

Mercia Ladies Day - 1st August

Ladies, come and join the fun at Mercia Pétanque Association’s annual ladies competition.

Please confirm your entry via email to : secretarymansp@gmail.com or via the contact form below. 21 more words

Pétanque