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How does a bluebell wood establish itself? How many years does it take for there to be a carpet of bluebells? What conditionsdo these plants like? We're very lucky to live near a bluebell wood here in...
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Did the Scots invent Marmalade? If so this may have been an early method of preserving the fruit which arrived on ships from Spain. If not who invented it ? Where was it made? When was it first...
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I guess that it might have something to do with clay pigeon shooting or something. "To call all the shots" is an expression for someone who takes the exclusive right to making...
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What practical uses for this connection are there. Maybe show a powerpoint presentation on the TV screen to an exstatic audience, perhaps even share my digital holiday photographs with family and...
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Why does the domestic cat have such a variation of different types colours and patterns of coat. From Persians with long hair to virtually hairless. Tabbys Tortoishell, White on Black, Black on White,...
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We have inherited an old standard lamp which is fine. We want to replace the material used to cover the shade. What material would be suitable for this. It would have to allow for some stretching to...
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I have come across some old 1960's D.I.Y. and Homemaker and Hobbies Magazines, some dating from the mid to late nineteen fiftees. Although I have looked through some of them, they arn't really any use...
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I have come across some old 1960's D.I.Y. and Homemaker and Hobbies Magazines, some dating from the mid to late nineteen fiftees. Although I have looked through some of them, they arn't really any use...
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Is there any evidence to suggest that the Trojans came to Britain? I read the following in a History of Britain: "Trojans, landed in Britain in about 1100 BCE. Brutus the Trojan founded the city of...
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Do we all share a common gene pool which can be traced back to Adam and Eve regardless of race and nationality. Also in view of our intelligence are we a different species to Apes.
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What was Queen Victoria's surname before and after she married. Prince Albert's surname was Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, though I understand that Queen Victoria herself remained a member of the House of...
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I have found some old Christmas stamps from two years ago they are second class. Too late to use them this year, but will they continue to be valid for say next year. In theory I could save a fortune...
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How do I cook a 14lb Fresh Turkey? How long does it take to cook? What temperature? What can I do with the leftover meat?
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What is a Symphonium? Is it just another name for a Hurdy Gurdy?
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What is in this festive dish. What is its origin in history? Does anyone know how it was made or what it looked like. A recipie perhaps
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How was Christmas celebrated 200 years ago. No Santa, No christmas greetings cards, and no tree. If traditionally it was it more of a religious festival, how much of it was Christian and how much...
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Why do Moles create molehills, do they serve a purpose other than acting as a dumping ground for the removed earth.
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Today I was digging over a plot of garden and although the top inch or so was frozen I could easily break through that layer with a spade and turn the soil. I am doing this because I need to move some...
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I am trying to grow a ginger plant from a piece of sprouting ginger root I bought from the supermarket. So far there dont appear to be any roots, just one green shoot that doesnt seem to grow very...
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Why are there the twelve days of Christmas, and why is it bad luck to leave the Christmas decorations up after the twelfth night?

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