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Uncle, Grandpa and The Boys: Cycling Clubs in the 1890s

To make up for the lack of recent posts on here, I thought I would upload a rather lengthy presentation which I recently did for a conference on Victorian studies. 3,105 more words



I was looking around at all that was familiar, at all that was home. I was taking in a landscape that was so close to me that it’s outline rarely ceases to leave my mind, yet it’s a scene that still excites me. 296 more words

Maddie Meddings

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The exclamation mark

Other than the grocer’s apostrophe the one punctuation mark that seems to rouse the most feeling is the exclamation mark – you know the line atop a full stop – yes!, that one. 559 more words


Ho, Ho, Ho! #MySundayPhoto

Ever since I can remember I’ve wanted to live in North Wales. We spent nearly every holiday we had there when we were little. Living in the Midlands it was only a hop, skip and jump over to the most glorious beaches and amazing mountainous scenery. 245 more words


New gluten free menu at The Blue & Green, Westward Ho!

Taking giant bites from crisp, stone-baked gluten free pizza while watching the last of the winter winds whip up the Atlantic ocean in Westward Ho! – I think this could be my new favourite place. 730 more words

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Gluten free carvery at The Pier House, Westward Ho!

I have wanted to eat at The Pier House in Westward Ho! for so long, and my dad’s 60th birthday seemed like the perfect excuse to try it’s much raved about Sunday carvery. 527 more words

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2015 #19 Sluggish

Commitment has been made to my next race: I’d better get some training in. Although I brought my trainers and running kit with me on my trip to North Devon this week, I didn’t wear them. 195 more words