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Weekend Cooking ~ Burns Night

Across the globe, thousands of people with Scottish Heritage celebrate the birth of the Scottish Poet Rabbie Burns on 25 January. Traditionally there is a Burns Supper of Haggis, Neep and Tatties to¬†celebrate the¬†event. Rabbie Burns 1759 – 1796 The … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day

On this day, in 1945 saw the liberation of The Auschwitz-Birkenau Camp. Today, we use this date as a way of commemorating the thousands of families and individuals who suffered during this period of our World history. Earlier this week, … Continue reading

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BBC – A life without work

** A life without work ** A century after a ground-breaking investigation into unemployment, the remarkable journey of one British family has been traced.< http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/em/fr/-/news/magazine-11584487 > This was a fascinating account of the population and work study by Rowntree in … Continue reading

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