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Book Review - The Tudor Brandons: Mary and Charles - Henry VIII's Nearest & Dearest by Sarah-Beth Watkins

By Nathen Amin

Anyone who has watched controversial Showtime Television Series ‘The Tudors’ will be well aware of name Charles Brandon, a brooding lothario who snagged the sister of a King. 709 more words

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How Carleton Watkins’ photographs shaped Yosemite Valley’s future

Abraham Lincoln’s 1864 law to preserve California’s Yosemite Valley may have helped create the National Park Service but it was Carleton Watkins’ striking images that inspired the president to act

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London's Esoteric Bookshops

In this post I’ll discuss my two favourite bookshops in my home city of London, Watkins and Atlantis, both long established and well worth a visit. 807 more words

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Community Input Sought for Simpson Park Playground | Update | City of Alexandria

City of Alexandria to Hold Public Workshop on Simpson Park Playground & Passive Lawn Renovation Concepts

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities (RPCA) invites the public to attend a workshop to obtain community input on the Simpson Park playground and adjacent lawn renovation on Wednesday, May 25, at the Mt. 238 more words

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Community Input Sought for Simpson Park Playground | News Release | City of Alexandria

City of Alexandria to Hold Public Workshop on Simpson Park Playground & Passive Lawn Renovation Concepts

For Immediate Release: May 17, 2016

The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities (RPCA) invites the public to attend a workshop to obtain community input on the Simpson Park playground and adjacent lawn renovation on Wednesday, May 25. 251 more words

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Bank Robber Who Told Teller 'Don't Be A Dead Hero' Sentenced

HUGO, Colo. (CBS4) – A California man found guilty of a bank robbery in Limon has been sentenced to 16 years in prison.

According to the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, Jewel Wesley Gist, 47, of Modesto, California, robbed the First National Bank of Hugo-Limon on July 31, 2014. 193 more words

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Firemen !

In the main picture there, two of my totally cool relatives are in there.  One is not with us anymore but his memory will always be with.  211 more words

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