Monthly Archives: December 2008

Peacocks Peacock

I was amused to read about this peacock, sighted doing a bit of window-shopping at … Peacocks. The peacock is apparently a regular visitor to the shops in Dunfermline, Scotland. It lives with its peafowl pals in a nearby park.

Ask and ye shall receive, for everyone that asketh receiveth

‘Guess which famous person was born in the same year as me?’ I asked on my birthday (having discovered I was born in the same year as various youngish-looking actors). I should have known better. The person I was asking…

History of the Ancient Town of Hertford

Some interesting illustrations from Lewis Turnor’s 1830 history of Hertford. As you can see, it’s hardly changed – apart from the replacement of horses with cars.

note the dead cow – what an odd detail