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April 2019: Hereford

April can be a tricky month for weather in Britain: surprisingly sunny days interspersed with spring showers. So a destination where the best of the ...More
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Big Ben

There can be no more Iconic image of London or maybe even Britain then the tower that overshadows the wonderfully ornate Houses of Parliament - and Yes, we know that Big Ben refers to the Bell. In the week when He becomes 150 years old we celebrate the original feat of engineering and the fact that the clock has hardly ever been wrong.

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It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. - John Dryden
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On this day:
Battle of Hedgeley Moor - 1464, Robinson Crusoe Published - 1719, Treaty of Amiens Signed - 1802, Crick and Watson discover DNA - 1953
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