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19/10/2018

Samuel Pepys’s diary

Samuel Pepys began writing his famous diary every day from lst January 1660 until nine years later,…

19/10/2018

Emily Brontë

Born two centuries ago in 1818, Emily Brontë was part of an amazing family in Yorkshire which…

18/10/2018

Sir V.S. Naipaul

The writer Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad (“V.S.”) Naipaul died in August 2018, just short of his 86th birthday.…

17/10/2018

“It’s just not cricket”

It is known that the game of cricket was played in England as far back as the…

15/10/2018

Land’s End signpost

Land’s End is on the south-western tip of mainland Cornwall and this signpost will have featured in…