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Mike on May 6th, 2015

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Mike on October 12th, 2013

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Mike on December 12th, 2011

There I was, in Maney Hall Sutton Coldfield (England), listening to whichever local band was playing at the time, and it struck me………..I want to do that!   It was late 1972 early 1973 and I know that because in those days, everything you did was centred on what was in the charts at the […]

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Many firms within the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter undertook wartime work. One such Manufacturing Jeweller was Thomas L Mott Ltd (“TLM”) of Vyse Street. During the Great War (1914-1918), TLM produced military cap badges and other similar items and although this continued throughout the Second World War (1939-1945), of far greater interest was its work on […]

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Mike on July 3rd, 2011

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If you do, then you’ll like this! Roz and Roger run RnR Yacht Charters (“RnR”), a company which offers professional, friendly yacht charter holidays with a personal touch  in the Aegean and Saronic gulf. Originally from the UK, they’re actually based on Poros, an idyllic island within easy reach of Piraeus – Athens’ main port. The […]

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Mike on June 18th, 2009

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Mike on April 17th, 2009

First of all let me say, I’m not medically qualified and all this is just my opinion, so you can judge for yourself-ok? Now I’m not a fan of the vast quantities of red tape that emanates on a daily basis from all those government departments, but there is or appears to be some sanity […]

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Mike on March 20th, 2009

It’s arrived!   Now, we’d normally have to wait a while longer for the release of a census but not so this time. You see, any particular census (which itself is taken every 10 years) is normally not released until a further 100 years have elapsed, so this one, the 1911 version should have been […]

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Mike on March 5th, 2009

In my minds eye, I can still picture it. An Iris Blue MGA 1600 Mk.II drop head (or Tourer as they called them) with Dunlop disc brakes on the front. From a visual viewpoint, I recall the Mk II had an inset front grill, and very different tail lights from the Mk I. Under the […]

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