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The London Society of East Anglians-Update

By January 10, 2016 Curious, History, London
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At Liverpool Street station next to the McDonalds exit is an unusual First World War memorial.   Read More

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Very hard quiz!

By December 23, 2015 Curious, Quiz

The King William school annually sets a quiz.  The students sit the quiz at the end of term  and then take it home with them and are allowed to look up the answers.  However the average score is only 2!

Have a look at

http://www.kwc.im/general-knowledge-quiz

Any suggestions for answers please leave comments below.

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How to write an easy and amazing best man speech

By December 20, 2015 Blog, Curious
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In 2003 I was best man for my friend and was tasked with writing the customary speech.  I didn’t want to do anything rude or insulting, but I wanted it to be funny, original and warm. Read More

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Candle Snuff fungus

By December 17, 2015 Fungi, Woodland
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Taken in Autumn 2013, not much to say about this one…

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Stinkhorn

By December 16, 2015 Fungi, Woodland
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I love Stinkhorns and there are usually loads of them in the wood over late summer.   Read More

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Archaeological find on my allotment

By December 15, 2015 Allotment, archaeology, Curious, History
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This spring I found a piece of broken porcelain in a clod of mud when planting my potatoes. Read More

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Giant Puffball

By December 14, 2015 Fungi, Woodland
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This is my dream fungi! Read More

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Mistletoe grow your own!

By December 13, 2015 Woodland
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In the last week I have been noticing a lot of Mistletoe growing in their ball shapes up in the trees. Read More

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The deadly Panther Cap

By December 13, 2015 Fungi, Woodland
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I saw several of these growing in the middle of the wood last autumn. Read More

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7th Century Saxon Chapel in Essex

By December 12, 2015 History
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Yesterday I had a day off work and drove up to visit an Anglo-Saxon chapel. Read More

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