Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for September, 2020

Are you smarter than a 10-year-old?

Are you smarter than a 10-year-old? (Tutor House)

*


 

Read Full Post »

The plot against Mercia

“William Peverel, doubled the size of Nottingham soon after the Conquest, and much later Daniel Defoe was to call it one of the most beautiful towns in England.”

“national government saw the success of the Midlands as damaging other regions. The Distribution of Industry Act 1945 sought to stop industrial growth…”

Reasons for the Midlands’ post-war economic decline. (Unherd)

*


 

Read Full Post »

Folio Society Literary Quiz

Inspired by birthdays in September of Stephen King, Agatha Christie (Folio Society)

*


 

Read Full Post »

Spot a Liar

The Best (And Worst) Ways to Spot a Liar (BBC via Pocket)

*


 

Read Full Post »

Beatles memorabilia quiz

How well do you know Beatles memorabilia? (Guardian)

*


 

Read Full Post »

Andrew Carnegie and his Free Libraries

Carnegie Free Libraries can be found in a number of Derbyshire towns.

Here’s the story of their origins. (The Conversation via Pocket)

*


 

Read Full Post »

Remember the 2010s?

How much of the 2010s do you remember, with an American bent? (New Yorker)

*


 

Read Full Post »

new chambers of thought open in the palace of your mind (Inc)

*


 

Read Full Post »

BBC 2 Monday 21st September (Radio Times)

Series 16 – Episode 1 Pilgrims v Corkscrews

*


 

Read Full Post »

Spot The Difference(s)

 

Can You Find The Differences In These 30 Images? (BoredPanda)

*


 

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »