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For some reason, whenever towelling’s mentioned, the first thing I think of is Sean Connery’s baby-blue belted terry playsuit in Goldfinger (don’t ask me why – some of you will already know I am a 007 fan).

Thursday, 28 May 2020 10:04

Racing Ready for Royal showcase

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For many reasons the 2020 Royal Ascot Meeting will be a very different event for racing fans. This meet is the jewel in Britain's Flat racing crown. It consists of five days of pomp and ceremony unmatched anywhere in the world. Routinely graced by the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, this is the race meeting the world wants to succeed at.

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 18:44

The Khaki Experiment and The Chino Cinch

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OK, the title of this article could be mistaken for the ludicrous title of a mid twentieth-century pocket book novel. You know the ones that you could pick up from a newspaper stand for about twenty five cents in the US back in the day. You know, when working men would read a book for entertainment?

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 18:15

A Brief History of Jukeboxes

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Juke (and jook) are corruptions of the Elizabethan English ’jouk,’ meaning to dance. The term was used by slaves brought to North America from West Africa and came to mean to ’dance’ or ’act wildly’ (i.e. disorderly) after working in the fields.

From the DC and Marvel Universes, Perry White and John (J) Jonah Jameson are both celebrated and fictitious Editors in Chief of their respective newspapers and cities.

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