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One small step…or 50 years ago (almost) today

One of my very earliest memories is sitting underneath the table in our living-room when I was a tiny child. It was the middle of the night, I’m sure I’d never been up so late before. The reason I was … Continue reading

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To celebrate, to commemorate : the Scott Polar expedition

In March 1912 The Times ran a series of articles on the race to the South Pole. Robert Falcon Scott’s British expedition had┬árecently been narrowly beaten to the Pole by the Norwegian explorer, Roald Amundsen. While praising Amundsen, The Times┬ámaintained … Continue reading

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