University of Oxford degree ceremony – 2013-2014: “… what you know is not as important as what you do with what you know.”

(Handmade, handheld video of degree ceremony. Focus is clear by second 8! Pneumatic drill was not mine.)

Oxford and its university are dug deep into England.
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The Tube – always extraordinary

These facts link with the earlier article: "London and the life beneath its feet". Part of the feature on The Underground published by the online magazine 'The New Londoners' in June 2014

These facts link with the earlier article: “London and the life beneath its feet”.
Both were part of the feature on the Underground published by the online magazine ‘The New Londoners’ in June 2014

London and the life beneath its feet

Copyright Transport for London

Copyright Transport for London

A great city depends on the energy of its people – London is a great city and it’s thriving thanks to Londoners.

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Just nineteen – the words for winter and war are not easy

The 'in-box' at the Post Office (Photograph: Royal Mail courtesy of British Postal Museum & Archive)

The ‘in-box’ at the Post Office
(Photograph: Royal Mail courtesy of British Postal Museum & Archive)

Charlie was on active service and his little sister waited for news in Africa.   It was 1915 and nearly Christmas.

The letter below was what went into the envelope eventually, and the Post Office then made sure that it arrived where it was meant to.

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