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Kirks on #KinverEdge: 200 Million Year Old Houses in #England

by John Kirk 200 Million years ago Kinver was a desert and the caves we were visiting were gouged out by the wind and wuthering before even dinosaurs roamed the Earth. In the early 1800s my Great Grandmother Talbot was … Continue reading

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#Weekend Delight: #Canal Walks Between #Birmingham and #Lichfield

“What shall we do this weekend?” I asked. “We’ll have a walk along the canal,” John replied. “Again?” I did not sound too surprised but asked any way. “Yes, again,” he said, adding: “from a different starting point.” So in … Continue reading

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An Illegal #Immigrant’s Passage to #LandOfHope

  Nothing left but despair. Only one way out of that mess – the snakeheads, gang masters, agents, or whatever name people used to label them. They were the only ones who could ‘help’ me and my family, and seemingly … Continue reading

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Discovering #Birmingham: Travelling Back In Time via Tolkien Trail

“It’s a beautiful day outside. Let’s go somewhere,” I said to my better half. “Is there anywhere in Birmingham we have not been yet?” “Of course, there is,” John replied, “south of Birmingham.” Of course. We live in the north … Continue reading

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