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Thatching The Rest

The Rest is a pretty thatched cottage on Northbrook in Market Lavington. Towards the end of 2014 the house was re-thatched. House owner Dougald Ballardie became a photo journalist recording all he could of the thatching process. 132 more words


Miranda Lambert Helps Local Animal Shelter In A Big Way

If only everyone had a heart like hers.

Grammy winner Miranda Lambert and her MuttNation Foundation recently chose one animal shelter in each state to receive grant funds through their Mutts Across America campaign. 214 more words


Sunday Fragment...

Today was a interesting day at church with some pieces that worked and some that didn’t but my favorite was an error in the liturgy that led to the whole church reading the Great Thanksgiving aloud, including the epiclesis, which is generally this: 151 more words

Christian Education

A white boy named Prince Fatty, PART 1: how cultural appropriation gave us our beloved UK reggae culture

Cultural Appropriation is a phrase that often arouses negative connotations – stereotyping, hegemony, the superiority complex of colonisers, and so on. For example, every summer during music festival season, there is a furore of controversy surrounding the wearing of Indian headdresses. 244 more words

Sheraton Chicago Northbrook For

There are 9 counties in the United States named Clinton, but they are not named for Bill Clinton, the forty second president of the United States. 184 more words


Northbrook Sustainability Strategy a Model for Other Cities?

by William Wells for SUST 210

In 2011, the village of Northbrook, IL, partnered with the Park District to develop a strategy for strategic sustainability. The plan created a framework within which the community can adhere to create a more sustainable village. 286 more words