Monthly Archives: March 2012

Interesting People From The Past…

PORTAL of Hungerford, Marshal of the R.A.F. Viscount; Charles Frederick Portal. He served for a time in the Army in the First World War, and before it ended was a Colonel in the Royal Flying Corps. He commanded the British … Continue reading

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Enjoying The Spring Sunshine…

The Smallest Paddle Steamer? Is this the smallest Paddle Steamer you have ever seen? This ever popular picture must surely show the world’s smallest paddle steamer still working on the Norfolk Broads in the UK. The picture was taken, then kindly … Continue reading

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Interesting People From The Past…

Enid in Love… The simple art of the classic beauty is delightfully portrayed in this early picture of Enid Stamp Taylor. Thought to have been taken when Enid was in her late teens, it shows the deep sentimentality and loving way that … Continue reading

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Interesting People From The Past…

Col. Thomas Edward Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) later T.E. Shaw, was one of the most romantic figures of the First World War, his expert knowledge of Arab affairs led to the Government engaging him on special work. He organized and … Continue reading

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The Aerated Bread Company…

The Aerated Bread Company started life in 1862 as an Islington Bakers of fine healthy, additive-free bread in England, and within two years opened the first of 250 ABC self-service Tea Shops. In the late Victorian period - an ABC tea … Continue reading

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Interesting Movies From The Past…

THE POOL OF LONDON is a wonderfully evocative film drama of London and The London Docklands in 1950. Shot almost entirely with locations on The Thames and around Central London- it’s a look into a times past world! There are so many dramatic and … Continue reading

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