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Bromley House

I love libraries! Mine not being a bookish family, my first experience of regularly reading junior novels at home rather than school came about because of libraries. We are used to them as free facilities provided by the local authorities, … Continue reading

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In Praise of Snot

My home town of Nottingham was originally called Snottingaham. I can’t think why they dropped the S but anyway, it means it was the home (‘ham’) of the people of (‘inga’) an Anglo-Saxon tribal leader called Snot (or Snotta).

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