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Heroic and tragic truth behind Poldark: Cornishmen shaped mining in Britain and pushed boundaries the world over

WHEAL COATES: tin mine near St Agnes in Cornwall. 'Legend has it that the mine is haunted by the ghosts of the many miners who died there working in extreme and dangerous conditions.' ✫ღ⊰n

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A narrow court of the 1930's, as pictured, was typical of working class housing in the Scotland Road area of Liverpool in the early 1900's. Such a court would usually contain six houses with a frontage of only ten feet. In such cramped accommodation there were frequently as many as sixty people in a single court all using the one tap. In an effort to make the dark miserable courts brighter the residents 'whitewashed' the walls. Yet despite having to tolerate such poor living conditions…

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Are you planning a Namibia Road Trip and want advice on the types of roads, road conditions etc? Read this ultimate guide about what to expect here at http://www.globalgadding.com/namibia-road-trip/

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Ben Tianavaig, Braes, Isle of Skye, Scotland Ben Tianavaig, Braes Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation Ben Tianavaig makes a fantastic short hillwalk, with a beautiful coastal position, a dramatic escarpment and fabulous views. TERRAIN Sheep-paths throughout; first section on open hill is indistinct and can be wet, but otherwise the going is excellent. PUBLIC TRANSPORT No buses to Camastianavaig. Bus number 59 has a daily service, two on Fridays; get off at the Camastianavaig road…

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Can you stop a panic attack? Take a look at our infographic and follow the road to a panic-free lifestyle!

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