Name

John Welford

Birth

11 Aug 1952

Gender

Male

Location

Leicester

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Swimming the 21 miles of the English Channel is now quite a regular event, with a large number of successful crossings made every year, whether as solo, team or relay attempts. However, this feat was believed by many people to be impossible before Matthew Webb achieved it in 1875. Matthew Webb... Read more
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Faith Nice article
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soncee Interesting this artikle
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The names of Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan are much better known in the history of medieval empire-building than that of Tamerlane, but the latter’s ruthless domination of a vast area of western and central Asia in the late 14th century certainly deserves a high ranking in the chronicles of conques... Read more
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soncee Great artikle
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Many Londoners know the name “Hogarth” very well, but could tell you nothing about the man behind it. That is because the house in which the painter and engraver William Hogarth lived his last years is close to a busy road junction on the main route to the West, and the “Hogarth Roundabout” ... Read more
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Faith Good article..👌
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soncee Lovely painting
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Stanley Park is one of the main attractions in the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with around eight million visitors every year. It covers about a thousand acres of a promontory on the north side of the city, looking across Vancouver Harbour to North Vancouver. The park was opened in ... Read more
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soncee Wonderful artikle friend
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Until a few years ago, the signs that welcomed visitors to the town of Hinckley in Leicestershire declared it to be the “Home of the Hansom Cab”. This might be thought to be a strange claim to make, given that Hansom cabs had not been seen on the streets of Hinckley or anywhere else for about a ... Read more
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fortune They could come up with idea to revive those cabs, for instance sightseeing cabs.😉
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dorageorg So great
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indexer @fortune I think that is what the photo represents. However, the charge for a trip would be quite high, given that you can only take two people at a time and you have to feed the horse as well as the driver!
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soncee So great 👍
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fortune @indexer yes, you are right, the expenses would be too high
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carmen3521 Great one!👌
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A few facts about electrons

The basic particles of atoms are protons, neutrons and electrons. However, to call an electron a particle is perhaps a bit misleading,...
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fortune Some physics' knowledge😉😉
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indexer @fortune Just a bit - nothing too extreme!
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soncee This is good link
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This is Wensleydale - where Wallace's favourite cheese comes from!
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fortune So neat, so beautiful fields
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Fesalvia Beautiful landscape
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indexer @fortune There are many miles of dry stone wall in Wensleydale
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soncee Beautiful view very nice pic
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Jack Thomas was delighted beyond measure when he was invited to explore the library of Stradbally House in County Mayo, Ireland. He had had a lifelong fascination with the weird and wonderful and he had known about Stradbally House, and the mystery of its library, ever since his university days. ... Read more
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soncee Great story friend
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The defeat of the Spanish Armada was one of the great turning points of English history. Before, there was a real possibility that England could suffer another “1066” and be conquered by a foreign power. Afterwards, Queen Elizabeth I enjoyed security on her throne and England was set to become a... Read more
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Justin Very interesting
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fortune England has such a rich and interesting history 😉
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indexer @fortune Not to mention Scotland and Wales, before and after they became Great Britain!
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soncee Beautiful artikle
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NyishaHv Absolutely fantastic article!
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faithfilia Nice stuff
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Deepizzaguy Thank you for sharing this fact of history.😃
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The term “dead ringer” is applied to someone who looks remarkably like someone else, especially if the second person is a celebrity. “Dead Ringers” is also the title of a BBC radio show, although in this case it refers to professional impressionists who can be “soundalikes” of well-known... Read more
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Explorer2017 Informative
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Justin Very interesting
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soncee Very Beauty artikle
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