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Happy Birthday Ma’am as in ham*

21 April 2016

Tim Koch is after an OBE

Today is the 90th birthday of Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, and Saint Kitts and Nevis. 298 more words

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For a little dose of glamour this Thursday, I thought you might enjoy this marvellous velvet and feather creation worn by Princess Margaret on a visit to Hertfordshire on April 6, 1961. 62 more words

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Ottawa must pay $2M after drunk driver slams into city bus, and other reasons to fear for humanity

1. City must pay for drunk driving crash

This is a weird case: a drunk driver, in a car filled with friends, slammed into an OC Transpo bus in Ottawa, killing three of the car passengers and injuring two others. 461 more words

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9th February - On This Day In History

Born:

1940 Smokey Robinson (rocker)

Died:

2002 Princess Margaret (sister to Queen Elizabeth II)

On This Day:

1867 Nebraska becomes the 37th US State

Have a good Tuesday, 9th February… 8 more words

Lee Hovercraft to be scrapped?

For decades Lee-on-the-Solent has been the home of the only Hovercraft Museum in the world, but for how much longer? It is under threat from development by the government appointed Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). 328 more words

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Everyone can make a difference

Last September I decided to participate in the Shoppers One Walk to Conquer Cancer raising money to benefit Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. No, I didn’t walk the 25 km one day event (I know many who did) but as a part of a sweep team. 655 more words