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Our Olympic Heroes By 6th Walsall Scouts Group
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A unique collection of poems written by the 6th Walsall Beavers, Cubs and Scouts, in honour of our 2012 Olympic heroes.
Tales From Four Towns - Death, Destruction, Crime and Notable News From 19th Century Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. By Paul Robinson
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This unique compendium is based on more than two hundred nineteenth century news stories and gives a fascinating glimpse into the Black Country at its industrial peak. From short news snippets to... More > longer articles, the stories range from sad to amusing to truly shocking. The stories include all manner of crime, from petty theft to brutal murder, along with accidents and disasters in and around the canals, railways, collieries, factories, streets and homes of the area. Further articles tell of the diseases that afflicted the towns, how they were spread and eventually controlled. Unlike some general interest local history books, precise sources are quoted for every article. The book also includes a handy list of almost five hundred surnames, streets and businesses mentioned in the text, to assist those who wish to engage in further research. Please note that many of the stories are unsuitable for children.< Less
Tales from Four Towns - Death, Destruction, Crime and Notable News from 19th Century Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. By Paul Robinson
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This unique compendium is based on more than two hundred nineteenth century news stories and gives a fascinating glimpse into the Black Country at its industrial peak. From short news snippets to... More > longer articles, the stories range from sad to amusing to truly shocking. The stories include all manner of crime, from petty theft to brutal murder, along with accidents and disasters in and around the canals, railways, collieries, factories, streets and homes of the area. Further articles tell of the diseases that afflicted the towns, how they were spread and eventually controlled. Unlike some general interest local history books, precise sources are quoted for every article. The book also includes a handy list of almost five hundred surnames, streets and businesses mentioned in the text, to assist those who wish to engage in further research. Please note that many of the stories are unsuitable for children.< Less
Beer Froth a Collection of Poetry By Richard Archer
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Beer Froth is a collection of poetry from Walsall poet Richard Archer. The book is a selection of poetry from his successful poetry blog and new work written especially for this collection. Richard's... More > poetry is a mix of what he observes in his daily commute and whatever is in his head when he the urge to write overtakes him. His poem "Obsessive Compulsive Poetry" explains why he will never stop writing, whereas "Marmite Covered Jelly Babies" shows just how difficult it can be to understand the opposite sex. From Were-Hamsters and office ghosts, to seagulls and take away kebabs, this is a collection designed to hopefully make you laugh and think. Not necessarily in that order.< Less
Poems On The Bus By Richard Archer
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Poems on the Bus is the third collection of poetry from Richard Archer. The poems in this book came to life on the bus from Walsall to Birmingham and back again. Much to the surprise of the fellow... More > passengers. Inside discover the perils of commuting in sub-zero conditions and just what might have been the contents of your school dinner.Read on and discover why people don't queue for the bus anymore and the secret fate that befell your favourite childhood pets. This is a collection of poetry that can be enjoyed on your journey to work,at home or with a glass of your favourite tipple in the pub.< Less
Beer Froth By Richard Archer
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Beer Froth is a collection of poetry from Walsall poet Richard Archer. From Were-Hamsters and office ghosts, to seagulls and take away kebabs, this is a collection designed to hopefully make you... More > laugh and think. Not necessarily in that order. Richard's poetry is a mix of what he observes in his daily commute and whatever is in his head when he the urge to write overtakes him. His poem "Obsessive Compulsive Poetry" explains why he will never stop writing, whereas "Marmite Covered Jelly Babies" shows just how difficult it can be to understand the opposite sex.< Less
How It All Began By Matthew E. Pointon
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A rip-roaring adventure about a young Mary Hartley who later stars in the Onogurian Three novels. In the 1830s, as a child, she goes down to play by the canal when she chances across some money... More > launderers and gets kidnapped, ending up in the smoky realm of the Black Country< Less
Do I remind you of Madness? By Carolyn Bayliss
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It started with soft sculpture photographed to look at marketing influences and social pressure on people. "We live in a world of genital reconstruction, airbrushing and hard core porn. What... More > type of vagina has society created? You are invited to make a vagina for The Woman who had no Vagina and this can be in any art form, song, installation or poetry" was posted on Gumtree. The Woman met John in Oxford who wanted his Fleshlight photographed with The Woman as he thought it would be 'ironic'. I never knew what this art work was going to become. It has changed through the people who have commented on the images. This is the Woman's journey and who she has met, some of this in the world of street art. My personal life has come into the book written in the words of The Woman as she discusses what she thinks my motivation may have been in creating her and taking her to where she has been. Photography in Birmingham, Walsall, Weston-super-Mare, Teignmouth, Coventry, Oxford and Bearwood.< Less
Stage-Land By Jerome K. (Jerome Klapka) Jerome
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Jerome Klapka Jerome (2 May 1859 – 14 June 1927) was an... More > English writer and humourist, best known for the comic travelogue Three Men in a Boat (1887). works include the essay collections Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow (1886) and Second Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; Three Men on the Bummel, a sequel to Three Men in a Boat (Packing for the journey); and several other novels.Jerome was born in Caldmore, Walsall, England. He was the fourth child of Marguerite Jones and Jerome Clapp (who later renamed himself Jerome Clapp Jerome), an ironmonger and lay preacher who dabbled in architecture. He had two sisters, Paulina and Blandina, and one brother, Milton, who died at an early age. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerome_K._Jerome< Less
Thus Argued Francis Bacon By Students’ Academy
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Biographers believe that Bacon was educated at home in his early years owing to poor health (which plagued him throughout his life), receiving tuition from John Walsall, a graduate of Oxford with a... More > strong leaning towards Puritanism. He entered Trinity College, Cambridge, on 5 April 1573 at the age of twelve, living for three years there together with his older brother Anthony under the personal tutelage of Dr John Whitgift, future Archbishop of Canterbury. Bacon's education was conducted largely in Latin and followed the medieval curriculum. He was also educated at the University of Poitiers. It was at Cambridge that he first met Queen Elizabeth, who was impressed by his precocious intellect, and was accustomed to calling him "the young Lord Keeper". ISBN: 978-1-105-14102-7< Less

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