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Racism In English Football

March 5, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Sports

There has been a recent spate of incidents in the English Premier League that have once again brought the ugly head of racism in the sport rearing into the foreground of national consciousness. The first occurrence was the accusation by Manchester United’s Patrice Evra that the Liverpool striker Luis Suarez called him ‘negrito’ during the …

Memories of a City

February 29, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Travel

Having grown up in Liverpool, England, you would think that I would have a good understanding of what to visit on a trip to my birth place. Yet, this is not quite what happened when I was approached by a friend that was travelling there last year. The city has undergone such extensive construction that …

Christmas Donations

February 27, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Destinations

Christmas is usually the time of year that reminds us that it’s often important to give as much as we can to those who truly need it. Whilst the shops and hotels in Shrewsbury are glittering away with their tinsel decorations, the people of Shrewsbury have not forgotten the true meaning behind the holidays. Here …

The Importance of Wool, the Centrality of Shrewsbury

February 13, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Business

The British historical annals are heavily inked with deadly and drawn out battles, territorial conquests, and a colourful retinue of kings and queens whose personalities and predilections inexorably shaped entire nations. Other more subtle, but no less significant reasons that Britain has been able to garner a position of wealth and power for centuries exist. …

Around the World in 80 Dishes

January 25, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Destinations

For foodie types, one of the best things about exploring the world is the chance to discover delicious new dishes and flavours. Fruits, vegetables and spices native to your destination can create who new taste experiences, and those who like to try new things will find endless opportunity for adventurous eating on excursions around the …

Birmingham’s Aston Hall and Other Sites of Interest

April 4, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Travel Tips

One of the prominent attractions in the city of Birmingham, England is historic Aston Hall, a Jacobean-style residence dating back to the early 1600’s which is now owned and operated by the city as a museum space and cultural centre. The mansion was built in the first half of the 17th century, and was designed …

Travel in Style for Less

March 29, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Travel Tips

Many people these days are under the impression that the era of affordable travel is over. Increases in energy costs and decreases in the average person’s disposable income have discouraged some folks from even daring to think about an overseas vacation or any holiday, for that matter, which requires much travel. It’s true that most …