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Artichoke soup recipe...makes 1 quart

I’m sure it’s the same for each generation, they wonder how on earth the previous managed… how many years after the return of Sir Walter Raleigh with the potato, did cooks find it impossible to imagine a world without spuds? 382 more words


Eternity in Our Hearts


What gain has the worker from his toil? I have seen the business that God has given to the children of man to be busy with. 487 more words

How high was the Bard when he wrote Richard III....?

Here is an interesting theory, which I found courtesy of Susan Loughlin. It does make one wonder if Our Will had some funny stuff in his clay pipe!



The Lie

Sir Walter Raleigh (1552(?)–1618)

GO, Soul, the body’s guest,

Upon a thankless arrant:

Fear not to touch the best;

The truth shall be thy warrant: … 486 more words

Virginia Dare and the Lost Colony of Roanoke

By Lindsay Roseberry, Reference Department

Virginia Dare was the first child born in any British colony and part of the first mystery in the “new world.” She was born in 1587, in the Roanoke Colony (located in North Carolina now) and named after the Virginia colony where her parents lived. 1,007 more words

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67:  Among Friends

Today I stepped out to the garden, where I saw two of my young friends, Harry and Moll.  (I believe Harry and Moll are named for my lord and his sister.  868 more words

Elizabeth:The Golden Age

‘We must act!’ 

Elizabeth: The Golden Age is the sequel to the first Elizabeth film, and it is about the threat of the rule of Queen Elizabeth I (Cate Blanchett) and the relationship between her and Sir Walter Raleigh (Clive Owen) as he develops a relationship with her favourite, Elizabeth, otherwise known as Bess (Abbie Cornish) as she uncovers the treason plot involving Mary Stuart. 626 more words