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22 blogs about United Kingdom.

  1. BusAndTrainUser
    “Journeys around Britain by bus and train.” 🇬🇧
    London bus riding: routes 213 and 312
    Saturday 3rd December 2022 And so to the third and final of my palindromic anagram London bus route riding trilogy. Having enjoyed the 123/321 and 132/231 it can only be the turn of routes 213 …
    By BusAndTrainUser, 1,624 words

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  2. Conservative Home
    “Britain's leading Conservative blog for news, comment, analysis and campaigns, edited by Paul Goodman.” By Paul Goodman, et al. 🇬🇧
    Newslinks for Sunday 4th December 2022
    Government is “planning tough new rules” on immigration and asylum… “Rishi Sunak is under huge pressure this weekend to enact draconian new laws against those coming to the UK illegally. Braverman has endorsed a report, …
    By Conservative Home, 1,920 words

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  3. East of Elveden
    “Hidden places, secret histories and unsung geography from the east of England and beyond.” By Laurence Mitchell. 🇬🇧
    Now, with the promise of autumn in the air, it feels almost nostalgic to look back on those hot days of just two months ago: the end of July, record temperatures; the countryside baked and …
    By East of Elveden, 60 words

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  4. The Hazel Tree
    “by Jo Woolf.” 🇬🇧
    The ivy green
    Often woven into Christmas wreaths, ivy is worth a second glance for its lovely leaves and rich folklore
    By Jo Woolf, 21 words

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  5. Hi, I'm Heather Burns – Blog NEW
    “at home in the world.” 🇬🇧
    On unexpected unemployment
    “Getting rid of public policy people when you’re claiming to do ‘real free speech’ is the stupidest move ever.” Audrey Herblin-Stoop, ex-Twitter France public policy
    By Heather Burns, 28 words

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  6. The history of Witham, Essex
    “Some Research by Janet Gyford.” 🇬🇧
    Percy Laurence
    Obituary from Essex Review, Volume 30, 1921, p.182 “Percy E. Laurence, J.P., of the Grove Witham, who died in a London nursing home after an operation, on 24 May, was a man than whom no-one …
    By Janet Gyford, 492 words

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  7. Lancashire Past – Lancashire History Website and Blog
    “Lancashire History Website and Blog.” By Adrian Bowden, R Bowden. 🇬🇧
    The Winter Hill Trespass 1896
    Winter Hill has been an area of freedom and escape for the Bolton people for decades. During the Victorian times, people would walk up onto the moors, especially at the weekend, seeking escape from the …
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  8. The Law and Policy Blog
    “Independent commentary on law and policy from a liberal constitutionalist and critical perspective.” By David Allen Green. 🇬🇧
    Prisons will not be reformed until and unless we rethink our views on punishment and retribution
    2nd December 2022 Here is the introduction to a thing about prisons I wrote at the Financial Times in 2013: We are all, of course, familiar with the notion of prisons – and many of …
    By David Allen Green, 647 words

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  9. The New English Landscape
    “For more than a decade we have documented the changing landscape and coastline of Essex and East Anglia, particularly its estuaries, islands and urban edgelands.” By Jason Orton, Ken Worpole. 🇬🇧
    An Innocent Abroad: The anarchism of Colin Ward
    A favourite novel of the late, and much-loved writer and anarchist, Colin Ward, was Huckleberry Finn. Huck’s common-sense decency and independent spirit led him to become one of the great moral heroes of world literature. …
    By thenewenglishlandscape, 982 words

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  10. Round the Island
    “Walking round the coast of Mainland Britain.” 🇬🇧
    387. Sanna to Achateny (and back)
    July 2021 This walk along the north coast of the Ardnamurchan peninsula was another awkward walk to plan. Sanna is at the end of a dead-end single track road and Achateny is part way along …
    By jcombe, 3,581 words

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  11. round the rails we go
    “capturing Britain's railways, one station at a time.” By Scott Willison. 🇬🇧
    Up The Airport
    When I was a child, a thing we would do was go Up The Airport. We'd get in the back of my dad's van then go across town to Luton Airport. We'd park up at …
    By Scott Willison, 2,296 words

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  12. Ruth's Coastal Walk (UK)
    “ - walking around the British coastline, very SLOWLY.” By Ruth Livingstone. 🇬🇧
    473pm Lael Forest Garden to Ullapool
    Watching out for squirrels and otters, and musing on the difference between a hiker and a tramp. Continue reading →
    By Ruth Livingstone, 26 words

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  13. Scarfolk Council
    “Scarfolk is a town in North West England that did not progress beyond 1979. Instead, the entire decade of the 1970s loops ad infinitum.” By Richard Littler. 🇬🇧
    Bad Kingdom (1972)
    In 1972, the government drew up plans to construct a deportation facility off the coast of Ireland that could house as many as 70 million people - the entire population of the UK, if need …
    By Scarfolk Council, 185 words

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  14. Shapers of the 80s
    “British youth culture at its finest.” By David Johnson. 🇬🇧
    2022 ➤ Martin Kemp on a life full of love but lacking two vital apologies
    ❚ MARTIN IS THE YOUNGER BROTHER of the two Kemps, the good-looking one with the easy charm that has opened doors into a television career that included EastEnders. Gary is the older one with such …
    By OTL, 59 words

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  15. Slugger O'Toole
    “Conversation, politics and stray insights.” By Mick Fealty, David McCann, Brian Walker, et al. 🇬🇧
    Open Sunday – politics free zone…
    In addition to our normal open Sunday, we have a politics-free post to give you all a break. So discuss what you like here, but no politics.
    By Brian O'Neill, 33 words

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  16. A Suffolk Lane
    “A diary of my life in rural north Suffolk.” By Clare Pooley. 🇬🇧
    Walks With Elinor – Hen Reedbeds
    Elinor and I took this walk nearly ten months ago, a week after the walk I featured in my last post. I hadn’t been at all well after my second Covid vaccine which I had …
    By Clare Pooley, 627 words

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  17. UK Free Parties and Free Festivals 1988-1994
    20th October 1990: People From Pepperbox Free Party at Rising Sun Squat, Salisbury, Wiltshire
    More tales from Oli, a Pepperbox Person. Thanks loads man! The last of the Pepperbox era parties was in the Rising Sun. This would have taken place the weekend after Sopley. We were on a …
    By freepartypeople, 1,201 words

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  18. Unofficial Britain – Britain uncovered
    “A new book by Gareth E. Rees, published by Elliott & Thompson.” 🇬🇧
    Newcastle’s Haunted Alley: The Mysterious Origins of The White Lady of the Quayside.
    WORDS: Joe Barton PICTURES: Jack Gardner LOCATION: Newcastle upon Tyne’s Quayside Content warning: this article contains references to suicide. Trinity Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne Quayside There is a ghost story in Newcastle about a haunted …
    By admin, 2,992 words

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  19. Walton Tales
    “Walton-on-the-Naze Tales & Memories.” By Pete Frost. 🇬🇧
    Walton Pier Bowl – Introduction to New Book
    I have recently been sent a copy of the introduction to a new book soon to be published by Steven Walker regarding the history of Walton Pier Bowl and reproduce it here to whet your …
    By pete6917, 749 words

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  20. William Davies
    ‘Fascism’s liberal admirers’
    Review essay on Clara Mattei’s The Capital Order, published in The New Statesman
    By willdavies, 16 words

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