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Nottingham Caribbean Carnival 2017 - Jerk Chicken Please and lots of it!

This past Sunday was the Nottingham Caribbean Carnival on the Trent Embankment next to the Meadows. This carnival has been running since 1970 when a group of West Indians, mainly from the island of St Kitts, held a carnival parade in the Meadows. 689 more words

Nottingham

Pollinator Pictures

Here are some pollinators I pictured last weeek. I really need to do some work on learning the species.

I don’t even know the names of all the flowers, and they don’t fly away when you try to take a picture, so they should be easy. 6 more words

Gardening

Six Kings and Two Queens (3)

So why is this rambling windbag of a tale called Six Kings and Two Queens ?

Well, the hero, John Deane, the entrepreneur, the sea captain, the ex-cannibal, the ex-poacher, the ex-deer stealer and the ex-butcher’s apprentice lived a very long life. 339 more words

History

Six Kings and Two Queens (1)

“The Date-Book of Remarkable and Memorable Events connected with Nottingham and its neighbourhood” by John Frost Sutton does not disappoint with its entry for August 18 1761: 715 more words

History