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The UKIP Calypso – A song for the slightly racist

It is no secret that UKIP is a party of people who feel Golliwog owners are discriminated against and long for the good old days you could openly talk about Nig-Nogs with your mates in the pub...

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How ‘Race the Tube’ went global

The craze for racing trains and uploading the results on YouTube – kick started in London a couple of months ago – has now gone global. The practice has become known as #racethetube after a video made...

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Happy Birthday Sir Christopher Wren

Sir Christopher Wren would have celebrated his 382nd birthday today, had he lived to such a ripe old age, and Google has created a Doodle to mark the occasion. Clicking on the illustration triggers a short animation...

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Boing, Boing! Recycle your plane with Ryanair!

There is something about planes and their parts which still inspires. So for those who want to sleep in a Boeing 747 Engine nacelle or want a table made out of a plane wing read on! With...

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Ireland bounces back

As an expat one of the great sadness’s has been to see the hopes of many young Irish people destroyed over the last seven years as the Irish Banking Crisis crashed the economy and led to a...

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Lynda Bellingham: The OXO mum from Aylesbury Vale

Many have been moved in the UK by the passing yesterday  at the age of 66 of well known actress Lynda Bellingham who was also well known for appearing in a set of adverts for OXO as...

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Not going down well at Brixton

  There is one Electric Avenue which not working well in Brixton. Passengers are getting increasingly frustrated at the escalator and lift failures on London Underground. Having taken the work back in house from the failed Metronet...

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James McMahon and the March for Victory

  On this day 96 years ago in the final weeks of World War I my Great Uncle Private James McMahon perished near the village of Beaurevoir in the Ainse. He was only 20 years old. The...

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Mapping the Great British Bike

Bikes are important to humanity and not just for exercise. The Aeroplane grew out of the bike industry when the Wright Brothers, two bicycle mechanics from North Carolina, built the world’s first aircraft using the same technology....

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Portrait of Sir Christopher Wren

Happy Birthday Sir Christopher Wren

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Not going down well at Brixton

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The world’s most expensive burger

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 in Food | one comment

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Halfords – you had one job!

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