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100 Years on

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Passchendaele A Daisytrail collage made 14 Nov 2010 for my Great Uncle Harry Thomas M. (in the pics). Wars are terrible,  I dont know where my Great Harry fought or where another Uncle of mine Uncle Charles his childhood friend … Continue reading

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Bank Holiday Weekend

Latest Summer Screening Info (front page link – also on Fbk) http://summernightsfilm.co.uk/venues/wollaton-hall/ Robin Hood Country is there in the Forests and Woods and the Walks by the River and in the Villages and County Towns, the Derbyshire Dales and Castles, … Continue reading

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Le Tour

Le Tour of Britain cycle race is racing through the UK with its start in Yorkshire and then on to France (see the Le Tour website and Twitter and the twitter on the sidebar) Some lateral thinking …even though its … Continue reading

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Wollaton Park & Nottingham Events

Check the Events links on the blog, Experience Nottinghamshire, Nottm City Council, Newark and Sherwood, Broxtowe, the Local Blog Links, the Notts Parks, National Trust, Theatres, Museums:- there really are lots events and places to visit; some paying some free!! … Continue reading

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The Milk Race in Nottingham

Thanks to the organisers for sending pics and approving a website link Have a cycling Sunday! http://www.themilkrace.com/ Chill out in Wollaton Park to recover, catch a cappaccino or a latte in the lovely cafe and visit the Industrial Museum in … Continue reading

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Local Year 11s …and just local folk…

Have a fun summer, dont forget to revise, good luck with exams and controlled assessments… If you have spare time and are fed up (studies come first etc etc) you could always make a blog (see the making blogs page) … Continue reading

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Blogging concepts- UK mixed Economy

I have this idea that each place in an area has a number of blogs: the school, the shops (websites), the individual houses and each person in each family in those houses, and their social media.  The community, the library, … Continue reading

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Just too Fit

Nottinhamshire Sustrans link…for the full info please click their home page, other regions and counties on the sidebar. Please remember the not so super fit, old-age folk and small people are still ok in ordinary non elitist transport public or … Continue reading

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Autumn places to go

There are still a few events at the Crich Tramway museum, and its always fun to ride a heritage tram plus there’s a cafe and restaurant, Matlock isnt far away either, Derbyshire has lots to offer for the whole year … Continue reading

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Ruddington…

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Is just over the Trent, and has two places to visit this Bank Holiday, the first is the Great Central Railway (Nottingham) Transport Heritage Centre. http://217.158.157.207/railways/GCRN/index.htm Amazing there really are Steam Railway trips!! and the other is the Framework Knitting … Continue reading

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