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Today it is 500 hundred years since the tragic battle of Flodden took place.  King James IV of Scotland had come south of the border and was killed in the clash to become the last monarch from the British Isles to die in battle.
A moments silence is in order…

This photo depicts the monument that was [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Sep 9th 2013

I invite you to join me at Vision & Verb to find out about my recent day trip to London.

4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 13th 2013

1884 – Michael Marks, a Russian-born Polish refugee, opened a stall at Leeds Kirkgate Market
1893 – Michael Marks opened a shop in Manchester, and lived above it
1894 – Thomas Spencer – a cashier and book-keeper invested £300 to become Michael Marks’ partner
1930 – M&S’s flagship store opened at Marble Arch, London
1931 – M&S introduced a [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on May 14th 2009

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