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WEEKLY CAR DIARY - SUPERCHARGED BIG CAT & GENEROUS PRESTON

Some familiar vehicles delivered this week plus a star car on Friday. Why a star car? Because I had not driven this top of the range, petrol powered version of the F-Pace before and I suspect it’s really quite rare on UK roads:- 1,002 more words

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The Truth Behind the Myth - the Christmas Truce, 1914.

After reading this I know I must check out the author’s website “A Bit About Britain”. If his unbiased approach to history demonstrated in this piece is reflected there then I shall rapidly become a fan. 18 more words

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JSP Visual Week In Review ~ 12.09.17

This….was a tough tech week for me.

It started few weeks ago when I told you about my external hard drive issues.

It continued last Saturday. 395 more words

Visual Week In Review

Richmond WW1 Diary 9 December

British forces capture Jerusalem from the Turkish army |

British forces, supported by ANZAC and Egyptian troops, pushed on through Sinai, taking Bethlehem on 7 December. 191 more words

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"Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly possess"*...

Before people had an image, they had their honour. For much of history, little was more valuable than individual honour. ‘Better to die 10,000 deaths than wound my honour,’ as a character in Joseph Addison’s 

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♦ The Magic In 'The Trick' Is How It Wins Our Hearts [REVIEW]

Once in a great while, a book comes along that so completely captures my heart and imagination I can’t wait to tell others about it. Emanuel Bergmann’s marvelous debut novel,  659 more words

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Jathan Fink reblogged this on Jadeworks Entertainment and commented:

Once in a long while, one of those stories comes along that celebrates the beauty of life and the magic of friendship. Emanuel Bergmann's debut novel, The Trick, is one of those stories. Don't miss this stunning new diamond reviewed book!

First World War digitization project nets awards for Romanian Wikimedia community

Romania’s experience of the First World War was mixed: they joined the war on the side of the Allies, and made successful attacks into Austria-Hungary and Bulgaria before being pushed back by numerically superior and better-equipped forces. 542 more words

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