Bloodhound - ahead of the pack by a nose

Bloodhound - ahead of the pack by a nose

The Bloodhound is an ancient breed, first taken to England from Normandy by William the Conqueror. It has the best nose of any hound and excels at tracking.

Stott Hall Farm - not quite the sleepy country retreat

Stott Hall Farm - not quite the sleepy country retreat

Anyone wishing to escape the rat race and embrace a rural idyll should, perhaps, forget any thoughts of buying Stott Hall Farm in West Yorkshire. This unique property sits in the middle of the M62 motorway!

Paul Nash - surrealist landscape war artist

Paul Nash - surrealist landscape war artist

Paul Nash was a British painter, printmaker, illustrator, and photographer who achieved recognition for the war landscapes he painted during both world wars. Nash was among the most important landscape artists of the first half of the twentieth century.

Tobermory

Tobermory

Tobermory, on the Isle of Mull, Scotland is a picture-postcard of a place with brightly painted buildings along the edge of the harbour, beneath high woodland-fringed hills surrounding the bay.

Winston Churchill - an illustrious life

Winston Churchill - an illustrious life

Winston Churchill was a statesman, writer, orator and leader who led Britain to victory in the Second World War. He served as Conservative Prime Minister twice - from 1940 to 1945 (before being defeated in the 1945 general election) and from 1951 to 1955.

The Spanish Armada - a triumph for the English Queen and her commander Sir Francis Drake

The Spanish Armada - a triumph for the English Queen and her commander Sir Francis Drake

The Spanish Armada set sail in July 1588, with the mission of overthrowing the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I, and restoring Catholic rule over England. Over 100 ships were gathered with around 30,000 men onboard. The English fleet, commanded by Sir Francis Drake, was prepared to meet the attack and eventually saw off the invasion with the loss of many Spanish vessels.

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