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The shop in the ancient building opposite our hotel. Totally irrelevant, but I've been advised to always make the first picture of any blog an eye-catching one!
Let me tell you about the Romans...

April 4th 2011
He was a giant - 7 feet 2 inches tall, with a bushy white beard and specs resting part of the way down his nose. He wore a long, red robe with gold braid and badges, and a tricorn hat. His name was Martin. We were standing outside the Tourist Information Office in Shrewsbury, the county town of Shropshire in the West Midlands, about nine mil ... read more
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British Flag Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
29th May 2012

It worked!
Certainly caught my eye!! ;)

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