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Happy 200th, Charles Dickens!

Charles Dickens would have been 200 years old this month.  His birth is being celebrated with museum and library exhibits throughout Britain and internationally. Prince Charles, attending a celebration in Portsmouth, Dickens’ birthplace, read:  “Despite the many years that have passed, … Continue reading

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Joining the Queue

“For nearly two weeks, tens of thousand of people have taken numbers, formed lines, roasted in the sun, pitched tents, taken cover form lightning and rain, slept sparingly, rarely showered, packed up their tents, joined new lines and done it … Continue reading

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