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Britain's first female rock band you never heard about.

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The story of the Liverbirds, Liverpool's first female rock band that came up behind the beatles and had quite a run. Amazing and moving story. (via Kottke)

Added on the 6th of November, 2021 Details

An Empire of Stars

A piece of history I knew nothing about. Britain had a space program after the second world war. It actually succeeded before being mothballed.
Linked on the 17th of August, 2018 Details

Body on the Moor

Intriguing John Doe story from the BBC: Why did a man travel 200 miles to die in the Peak District national park?

Published on the 15th of June, 2016 Read full post

The Times: Heath drew up plan for partition in Northern Ireland

Edward Heath's Conservative Government was so overwhelmed by the explosion of violence in Northern Ireland that it drew up secret ‘ethnic cleansing’ plans to forcibly expel hundreds of thousands of Roman Catholics and to redraw the border to create a Protestant-only ‘sectarian statelet’, it was revealed today.
Linked on the 3rd of January, 2003 Details