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February 2018: Land of the Prince Bishops

County Durham is not perhaps well-known as a tourist destination, that very fact surely making it worth visiting, but it does enjoy a wealth of ...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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Brit Quote:
Fame often makes a writer vain, but seldom makes him proud. - W H Auden
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On this day:
Cato Street Conspiracy Exposed - 1820
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