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History will be kind to me for I intend to write it

May 30th

I’m Back! Blenheim is well worth the third visit, both in terms of the site and convenience. A quick bus ride will take you from Oxford to the This is the family home of the Marlborough Family built as a thank you from the crown for the Dukes military victories (and the gratitude shows). 103 more words


How To See The Harry Potter Train For Free

If you’re a Harry Potter fan and happen to be in Scotland, then you should definitely make some time to venture out to the viaduct in… 411 more words


New OPVs to be fitted with Servowatch management systems

Five new Batch 2 River-class Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) to be built for the Royal Navy by BAE Systems’ Glasgow shipyards will be fitted with Servowatch’s Integrated Platform Management Systems (IPMS). 203 more words


18th Century Tax on Gloves – All Things Georgian

Britain was struggling financially and so, needless to say, the government looked for ways to raise much needed revenue to balance the books. If it could be taxed, it probably was! 13 more words

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The Magnificent Standing Stones of Calanais in the Outer Hebrides

The standing stones and chambered cairns of the Calanais (Callanish) area, on the east of the Isle of Lewis, form one of the most remarkable and significant Neolithic sites in Britain, as well as one of the most significant and important megalithic complexes in Europe. 10 more words


the travel tag

You are leaving tomorrow to start a life in a new country, where would you go? 377 more words