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Veganuary And The Meatless Monday

Vegetarianism is  practice of abstaining from the consumption of meat (red meat, poultry, seafood, and the flesh of any other animal), and may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter. Vegetarianism may be adopted for many and various reasons, … Continue reading

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Ten Things You Probably Didn’t Want To Know About . . .

Christmas or ¡Navidad!, Noël or  Weihnachten, God Jul or Sretan Božić, Crăciun fericit or Ziemassvētkus! The languages of the world have quite a variety of names for Christmas. That’s not surprising, what with the language issues involved but it turns … Continue reading

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Battle of Britain 80th anniversary 2020

How Australia’s ‘brave few’ helped to stop the Nazi war machine Eighty years ago this year, the Battle of Britain was being fought in the skies over southern England. Hitler’s Luftwaffe was trying to destroy the Royal Air Force to … Continue reading

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Halloween – A Romantic Poem

Robbie Burns wrote some weird stuff. From the ‘Address to a Haggis’ to ‘The Cottars Saturday Night’ his poetic works range far and wide. Halloween is a romantic tale for an ethereal night though somewhat tongue if you can actually … Continue reading

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The Fish, The Chip and the Shop

Ten things you never knew about Fish And Chips! 1. There is a blue plaque at Tommyfield Market in Oldham, Lancashire that marks the 1860’s origin of the fish and chip shop and thereby all subsequent fast food industries. By … Continue reading

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