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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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Polesden Lacey

Polesden Lacey is an Edwardian house, extensively remodeled from an earlier building in 1906 by Architects Charles Mew’s and Arthur Davis, who were also responsible for the Ritz Hotel in London, for Ronald and Margaret Greville. The name ‘Polesden’ is … Continue reading

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In Defence of a City

Portsdown Hill is a long chalk hill in Hampshire, England. The hill is on the mainland, just to the north of Ports Creek, which separates the mainland from Portsea Island, and offers good views over Portsmouth, the Solent, Hayling Island … Continue reading

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