Tomorrow is the 195th birthday of Her Imperial Britannic Majesty Victoria, Queen and Empress, which we celebrated with the holiday last Monday. All my youth, with the fireworks displays, it was one of my favourite holidays. 1,234 more words
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By Phil Davies
The boss of Cunard has voiced relief that the Bank Holiday Monday rail strike, which threatened the journeys of thousands of spectators to the line’s historic 175th anniversary celebrations in Liverpool, was suspended yesterday. 210 more words
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“I have been able to retain a good many trifles that I bought in the French camp, also a pretty little dog, a real Chinese sleeve dog.
Breakfast in an Irish B&B is delicious and plentiful. Pierce gave us poached eggs and bacon and pancakes respectively. Plus scones, yogurt, fruit and cakes. I wanted to stop at the Rock of Cashel but we didn’t have time because we wanted to go to church which was all the way in Cork. 329 more words