Sunday, March 7, 2021
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No. 296 - Elevating Count Binface

Poll of 500 Twitter users backs the erection of a statue in honour of Count Binface (formerly known as Lord Buckethead).

No. 1 - Sarah Winchester (née Pardee, 1839 – 1922)

New Haven, Connecticut born Sarah Winchester became one of the wealthiest women in the world after the death of her Winchester Repeating Arms Company...

No. 2686 - The Charge of the Cheque Book

Vast Victorian Isle of Wight mansion connected to The Charge of the Light Brigade for sale – Only those with large cheque books need...

No. 2874 - Quote of the Week: Royal beer

Queen Victoria on the merits of beer   Our Quote of the Week was shared by The Cross Keys pub on Facebook. It was made Queen...

No. 3244 - Taking revenge on the Seven Layer Salad

Claire Douglass regrets beginning a meal in Wisconsin with a ‘Seven Layer Salad’   Though I have gnawed on iguana in Panama, meat I dared not...

No. 3707 - Bears and postmen

Charles Mitford Cust tells the tale of a Steiff bear with a fascinating past   I was routing around in the family safe one rainy day...

No. 4471 - Taking a view

The sale of a historic £22 million residence on London’s Cheyne Walk   Cheyne Walk in Chelsea is amongst the addresses that an estate agent would...

No. 70 - Dame Judi Dench CH, DBE, FRSA

Undoubtedly best known as one of the greatest actresses of the post-war period, Yorkshire born Dench briefly played Pru Forrest in the BBC’s The...

No. 4719 - Video of the Week: The Queen morphs

The Queen’s life in 3 minutes and 24 seconds   This week we must thank Dan Large for having alerted us to an amazing YouTube video...

No. 4759 - Video of the Week: Total Control

Nicky Haslam adds another string to his bow   Nicky Haslam is a man of many parts. He’s best known as an interior designer and author...

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