Tag Archives: social history

Visiting the Postal Museum, London

A while since I have ventured into the capital but a group of us joined a coach trip at the weekend to visit the Postal Museum (https://www.postalmuseum.org/) This proved to be worth the journey and there is certainly plenty to … Continue reading

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Examining our Heritage

For a number of years now we have visited a wide variety of buildings and locations during the Heritage Open Days in England. Besides many English Heritage and National Trust properties offering free entry a number of other places, often … Continue reading

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A-Z Blog Challenge N is for Nursing and Florence Nightingale

Nursing and caring go hand in hand and even back in the times of Florence Nightingale the need for cleanliness in the care of the sick was being acknowledged. When Florence Nightingale took her nurses to care for the wounded … Continue reading

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Bargain Hunting

Boxing Day and the sales have started – that is those that had not already been running since before Christmas. Sales were even running on-line on Christmas Day itself. Today retail outlets are reminiscent of a Dutch auction. Stock is … Continue reading

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