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Celebrating three great English exports in 2015

Feature image for:  Celebrating three great English exports in 2015In 2015, England marks two major anniversaries. It will be 800 years since the Magna Carta was sealed and 750 years since the formation of the first English parliament. Anyone who is interested in seeing the document that has been described as England’s greatest export need only visit the British Library, where not one but two copies are on … Read more »Celebrating three great English exports in 2015

Blogger: Jonathan Knott

Celebrating three great English exports in 2015

Feature image for:  Celebrating three great English exports in 2015In 2015, England marks two major anniversaries. It will be 800 years since the signing of the Magna Carta and 750 years since the formation of the first English parliament. Anyone who is interested in seeing the document that has been described as England’s greatest export need only visit the British Library, where not one but two copies are on … Read more »Celebrating three great English exports in 2015

Blogger: Paul Brummell

True Grit

Feature image for:  True GritSir Terry Pratchett, the witty creator of Discworld I don’t read fantasy books – they’re just not my taste.  So I’ve not read any novels by Sir Terry Pratchett, the author who died two weeks ago. He wrote 40 novels about an imaginary place called “Discworld” which was, apparently, a “flat disc balanced on the backs of four elephants … Read more »True Grit

Blogger: Bruce Bucknell