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The Grants of Strathspey...

While many researchers have believed that the Grants came to England with the Normans, more recent research indicates that they actually came to Scotland from Norway and are descendants of the Vikings.  881 more words

Battle Of Culloden

Edinburgh Hills and History

Today Paul and I went for a walk around the hills of Edinburgh city centre and took in some of the history on our way. 585 more words


Have A Cup Of Torture Tea

(Originally posted 1/3/17 on Read With The Gringa)

Why were people being tortured in England during the 12th century? In Chillingham, a small village in Northumberland, England, there is a castle of horrors. 737 more words

A starter for ten thanks to £1.2m LD homes cash

People with Learning Disabilities will have a helping hand to own their own homes thanks to a successful Somerset County Council bid for Government funding. 270 more words

Press Releases

Andy Murray, "Personalitatea sportiva a anului", in viziunea BBC

Gand la gand cu bucurie, iata: BBC l-a desemnat pe Andy Murray “Personalitatea sportiva a anului”, pentru a treia oara in Marea Britanie, dupa 2013 si 2015, fiind primul britanic cu asemenea distinctie. 521 more words

Andy Murray, din nou nr. 1 in "Highlands", dupa 830 de ani!

Pentru mine, numarul 1 in lume in sport pentru 2016 este Andy Murray, “Officer of the British Empire” (nu va amintiti, nu-i asa, ca a fost innobilat?), primul jucator al planetei la sfarsitul sezonului de tenis 2016, campion olimpic, castigator la Wimbledon, a doua oara, invingator in Turneul Campionilor, corolarul unui an iesit din tipare. 716 more words

New makes: Everyday Skirt #2 + Little Boy top patterns

This post was intended to be an Everyday Skirt / Linden top remakes post, but I managed to spectacularly screw up the Linden neckline (beyond repair I think, sadly), so instead I’ll stick with Everyday Skirt no. 822 more words