Tag Archives: britain

Brave New Brexit

Britain seems to be facing a long goodbye with the EU and the European group itself seems to be changing.  Obviously Britain is still ‘in’ Europe geographically.. No one can change that but everything else seems to be in flux.  A hearty (British?) Breakfast seems to be in order. As I type with the news rapidly firing off […]
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Taxing Taxes

Reviving gardens that grow plants for healing properties is a lost art.  Financial and political obstacles have historically been an issue. Dunstable Priory had a taxing time in the middle ages.  Henry VIII imposed a new 10% income tax on all church lands in 1534.  Dunstable’s Dominican Friary surrendered in 1536 and the Priory later […]
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