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Regional England : Somerset

Somerset is a ceremonial and non-metropolitan county in South West England. The name derives from Old English Sumorsǣte, which is short for Sumortūnsǣte, meaning “the people living at or dependent upon Sumortūn.” The first known use of the name is … Continue reading

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And So To Bed . . .

Having invested in our new house one of the next major considerations must be where does one lay ones head? The bed has a long and chequered history. What started out in the far off mists of time as a simple … Continue reading

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My Mate, Marmite!

Love it or loathe it . . . Part 1 of 2 In 1902 Marmite was introduced to the British public. A black, savoury spread it was promoted as being as nutritious as it was tasty. It could be spread … Continue reading

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