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The ‘New Age’ 2010’s philosophy: ‘The Freedom of Information’
The Supermarine Spitfire is one of the best loved and widely recognised British aircraft of all time. It was designed by Reginald J Mitchell, who also designed the Supermarine S-series racing seaplanes which secured the Schneider Trophy after competition wins in 1927, 1929 and 1931.
The prototype Spitfire, K5054, first flew on 5 March 1936 powered by a Rolls-Royce Merlin, the last of Sir Henry Royce’s engine concepts before his death. Delivery of the first production Mk1 Spitfires into RAF squadron service took place from July 1938. The Spitfire and the Hawker Hurricane with their Merlin engines achieved lasting fame during the Battle of Britain in 1940.
By the time production ceased, more than 22,000 Spitfires and Seafires (naval versions of the Spitfire) were built. Merlin engine developments brought the aircraft better performance, but the last marks of Spitfire used the larger, more powerful Griffon engine. A total of 48 variants were made during the development and production of the aircraft over 10 years. They served in every combat theatre, operating as fighters, fighter-bombers, and reconnaissance aircraft as well as the Seafires which operated from aircraft carriers. It was the only allied fighter to remain in full production and front-line RAF service both prior to and after World War Two. The Spitfire also served in 28 other air forces across the world. Read More
A Philippine politician said Thursday that people fleeing the besieged city of Marawi claim to have seen at least 100 corpses on their way out of the provincial capital that has been wracked by weeks of bloody battle. Reuters reports that Zia Alonto Adiong, an official in Lanao del Sur province, told reporters that between…
Little Moreton Hall in South-east Cheshire.
A 1500’s English Elizabethan moated Tudor house.
Best preserved in all England.
A National Trust property.
On the North Staffordshire/ Southeast Cheshire county’s border.
Which is in England, the U.K.
Fast food restaurant company · mcdonalds.co.uk
McDonald’s is the world’s largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurants, serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries across more than 36,000 outlets. (Wikipedia). Founder: Ray Kroc Founded: April 15, 1955, Des Plaines, Illinois, United States Stock price: MCD (NYSE) US$123.72 +1.34 (+1.09%) Headquarters: Oak Brook, Illinois, United States CEO: Steve Easterbrook Number of locations: 36,000 Subsidiaries: McDonald’s Canada, McDonald’s Australia.
Clarice Cliff was an English ceramic artist active in Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent, England. U.K. from 1922 to 1963. Clarice Cliff: The most prolific and possibly the most important Art Deco ceramics designer of the Twentieth Century. Born:January 20, 1899, Tunstall Died: October 23, 1972, Clayton, Staffordshire, Newcastle-under-Lyme Education: Royal College of Art Source:Wikipedia
Mrs Pauline Calf asks Paul Calf, her lazy slob of a son, what he wants for his ‘tea’ as she leaves him to go to the shops as he’s lying down in the living room watching shite telly to go to the Co-operative food store ..,
wot u want 4 ur tea Paul? egg ‘n’ chips! Wot I always ‘av for me tea!
She says: ‘Off CO-OP Paul, whot u want for ya tea?’
Paul’s answer is simple, to-the-point and not surprising because for him, the question is rhetorical. His answer with exclamation is:
“Egg & Chips!’
Because that’s what Paul always has for his Tea.
Middleport Pottery was built in 1888 by Burgess & Leigh Ltd It is located at Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Middleport Pottery, the home of world-famous Burleigh, is an award-winning visitor destination Stoke-on-Trent.
It was recently the location of the BBC2 TV show: ‘The Great Pottery Throw Down’ where ten home potters from around the country head to Stoke-on-Trent, the home of pottery, in their quest to become Top Potter set in Middleport Pottery in Burslem: Mother Town of the Potteries – Stoke-on-Trent, North Staffordshire. Read More
“Could You Be Loved” is a song by reggae group Bob Marley & the Wailers. It was released in 1980 on their last album Uprising and is included on Bob Marley & The Wailers greatest hits album Legend. It was written in 1979 on an airplane while The Wailers were experimenting on guitar. The song is considered by many reggae fans to be one of his finest songz ever!
Well … Seems like I have made a fundamental error when it comes to the new safe way to smoke!
When I excitedly ordered my first e-cigarette from Amazon a couple of weeks ago, I was delighted at my future prospects and from what they promised and what everybody had said about this fantastic, ultra-modern invention and thought it the perfect solution to my ten year horrible habit, modern man’s most horrid addition to the world’s most addictive drug. The e-cigarette came the very next day and I looked forward to freedom from a stubborn addiction that has cost me a lot in the past few years, both on my physical wellbeing and financially. Read More