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Another Leicestershire transport pioneer

Here, we showed how the hansom cab was patented in 1834 by a Hinckley man. Just seven years later, a Market Harborough resident was transporting Temperance Society colleagues the short distance from Leicester (Campbell Street) to Loughborough. 42 more words

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Lannister and York: Kasabian's III Ray (The King)

A very unusual video came down my timeline the other day; at first I thought it was a joke (ok, ok, I’m older than God and am no longer in touch with the current music scene!) but it seems I was very wrong.  323 more words

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PTS 07/042: Mr Sandman, Dream Me A Dream ...

PTS Shakespeare read-through – Richard III, Act I sc iv.

Back in early 1997, I discovered that my eldest son was on his way.  The pregnancy was unplanned, and to say the least a shock to a frankly… 1,101 more words

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On Being THAT Guy ...

You know, the Shakespeare nerd in people’s lives.

In some ways, this post feels like a partner to yesterday’s

Survive in teaching long enough – it… 381 more words

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Richard's "accusations" sentenced George of Clarence....?

The excerpt below is from http://www.themcs.org/garter.htm, a list by the Medieval Combat Society of all the Knights of the Garter. George of Clarence comes in at number 185:- 147 more words

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Medieval History: A Useful Fiction

Medieval Lives

Terry Jones (2004)

Film Review

In this BBC series from 2004, Monty Python comic and amateur historian Terry Jones gives us a brief overview of what medieval life was really like. 482 more words

Hidden History

Stephen King, eat your heart out!

Great news! Our book, The Box Under the Bed, is ranking higher than Stephen King on Amazon!! Wow!

If you haven’t had a look at it… 31 more words

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