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Spam and chips

When you write a blog, you invite with trepidation the comments of your readers and peers who lay waste to what you have written. In addition to the legitimate comments, you will also receive a somewhat larger number of comments

Jul
30
2009

The Queen to watch Swan Upping – for the first time

A brief note from the government’s press service a few days ago noted: “Her Majesty The Queen will see the Swan Upping ceremony between Bovney Lock and Oakley Court on the River Thames, on the 20th July 2009. This is

Jul
17
2009
The Annual Vintners Procession
The Annual Vintners Procession

The Annual Vintners Procession

Another old City of London tradition occurred today as the Company of Vintners carried out their ancient procession to a local church following the inauguration of a new Master.

Jul
08
2009