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OTD: The Victoria Cross is established

On the 29th of January 1856¬†Queen Victoria issued the royal warrant that established the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award of the British honours system.¬† Prior to the 1850s, there was no official standardised system for recognition of … Continue reading

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Loving Liverpool (3) Museum of the Moon

In which we go looking for Abercromby Square. Having checked into my hotel and showered I still had some time to kill as the sun was still high and bedtime was nowhere close. Marked on my navigation was “Abercromby Square” … Continue reading

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