Cumbria

Thinking about St Patrick

Due to their history, Irish people are spread across the world, and thanks to their skills, courage, strength and sheer grit there are fantastic transport systems in cities and respected citizens in every walk of life with Celtic ancestry. So it is hardly surprising that all across the globe the patron saint of Ireland is celebrated on his day, 17th March. It is undisputed that […]

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Spades

Originally posted on Lois Elsden:
I love funny little museums, the Pencil Museum in Keswick, Cumbria, is wonderful. It gives a fascinating glimpse into the history of that so commonly used writing tool, the humble pencil. Pencils had a huge impact on history, believe it or not… but go to the museum and find out, and enjoy a…

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