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Barry Island Photobooth No2

As a Welshman at the helm of this week’s Weekly Blog Club, it’s lovely to see an image from Barry Island, which is just a few miles from us down the road. Richard’s found a fantastic image from a photobooth

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A talking elk, a turtle, and powerful motivation

Having been without my computer during Week 37, I got it back, mended with a new hard drive and fresh Operating System, and then I had days of getting all the other software I need back onto it during Week

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Bouncing, a nun, squeezing pips, and more!

I have tried an audio summary (for the first time) of the Week 30 posts. Apologies for the rather stilted, self-conscious delivery! Bouncing, a nun, squeezing pips, and more! Thanks very much to Louise Brown for helping me by doing

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Back on duty

This week Mark Wood shares with us an interesting assignment of photographing photos and recreating them digitally. The subjects were Mayors from over 120 years. The project presented some challenges and Mark explains how he overcame these in his digital

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Bradford Grammar School Staff

Richard Overy shares another wonderful glimpse from our past with an image of the teaching staff at Bradford Grammer School, taken in 1939. Lots of interesting faces in this photo – although I can’t help but notice the staff were

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Wilson & Mrs W. Hoskin

Yay! Another great photo submitted this week by Richard Overy, showing a glimpse of life gone by. This photo shows a gathering outside a house, possibly capturing generations within neighbouring families. Wilson & Mrs W. Hoskin by Richard Overy

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St. Andrews Church – Starbeck Church – Update

An excellent update blog by Samuel-James Wilson on his campaign to protect the integrity and heritage of a local church. Samuel-James shares with us some of the recent correspondence he has received from the local council and company carrying out the work, which do

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