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Afternoon Tea at the Glass House in Ribchester.

Just in time to post for Afternoon Tea Week here is a quick review of a gloriously decadent afternoon tea in Ribchester! My sister, our friend Becky and I booked in at the gorgeous Glass House at Stydd gardens last Sunday. 338 more words

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Julia, who is the power behind the excellent Histories of Archaeology Research Network blog, has a particular research interest in how archaeological field practice and technique was developed in the early 20th century. 480 more words


Pre Trip (Day -1)

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We’re packing up all of our stuff for Ribchester today! Ribchester is an archaeological dig that my boyfriend and I are about to go on for a month. 56 more words


Suffragettes, Circuses, tigers and journalists: a bizarre jaunt around Victorian London in The Hourglass Factory

Frankie George is sent by her newspaper for her first proper piece – a profile of suffragette-trapeze artist Ebony Diamond. But while she’s on the trail, Ebony lashes out at her then disappears mysteriously in the middle of her performance. 425 more words

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Birthday lunch at Stydd Gardens.

As my other half is busy watching that crazy Yorkshireman/speeddemon Guy Martin on the telly, I thought I would share a few pics from my Birthday lunch today at the… 115 more words

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Lisbee Stainton / Glyn Shipman – Ribchester Village Hall

Having fallen foul of weekend gridlock on English motorways many times between the South-East and North-West, my heart went out to Lisbee Stainton on Friday night. 934 more words


High Days and Roman Holidays

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Being born on 24 July in the 57th year of the last century means that I have just turned 57 myself. A pleasing symmetry. 429 more words

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