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JW3 Rivers Class Thurs 27th Jan

RIVER TRENT A little geographical and introductory background A dip into some of the history witnessed by The Trent:- a. Viking and Saxon...

A General Reading List

Prisoners of Time by Christopher Clark. Clark is a great historian of all things German. This book is sub-titled 'Prussians, Germans...

Items from my Commonplace Book

Nature always seemed to get on all right until people showed up. The novelist David Baldacci May you never meet a mouse in your pantry...

Words from Times Past in England

Many of these words will be familiar to older readers, whether they live in England or elsewhere, or at least the things they describe...

Second Christmas time Quiz

On American History 1 Which militant group in the 1960s did Bobby Seale belong to? 2 What issue between US and UK was finally resolved by...

First Christmas time Quiz 2021

THE ANSWERS ARE POSTED ON A SEPARATE BLOG. I HOPE THEY ARE ALL CORRECT, UNLIKE LAST YEAR; SOMEHOW I DOUBT IT! ON ENGLISH HISTORY 1 Who...