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Tales from the City- Having a good old laff with the Pearly King

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It’s hard to imagine that sewing buttons on a suit could change the lives of so many, but this simple act has done just this.  What a wonderful history the Pearly Kings and Queens have.  It all started with hard … Continue reading

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The Great British Sunday Lunch- Lillian Gish and Jockey’s Whips-why that’s just Cockney for Fish and Chips!

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The Great British Sunday Lunch- Lillian Gish and Jockey’s Whips– why that’s Cockney for Fish and Chips! My dad would have boxed my ears to hear such words uttered from my dainty mouth. Proper words for a proper English girl … Continue reading

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