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No ghosts remembered No permission sought for death No pardon asked No oaks will grow in grace here Profit sang a louder song The hedgerows have been uprooted. The avenue of stately oaks felled and carted away, mud-caked and unmourned … Continue reading

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Losing the past

There was an article about the archaeological explorations taking place along the route of HS2, the planned high-speed rail link between London and Birmingham. It highlighted the amazing number of sites being excavated, spanning the human history of the last … Continue reading

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