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Stagecoach Messengers, Strongboxes and Safes

By: mandy | Date: April 18, 2011 | Categories: History

Ensuring the safety and security of personal belongings on public transportation is one of the essential priorities of service providers. And the manner in which they do so has changed and evolved in the last couple hundred years as drastically as what the modes of transportation have. Interestingly, it can be inspiring to consider the […]


Chaucer’s Canterbury

By: mandy | Date: August 7, 2009 | Categories: History, Travel

I took a fast trek along the Canterbury Way in England, it’s a short cut in a way, from Farnham to Canterbury. Actually, it known as the North Downs Way and then on to Dover. It’s a much shorter pilgrimage than the regular more popular Pilgram’s Way. I was concerned about language gaps and I’m […]

Lennon and Chester

By: mandy | Date: August 6, 2009 | Categories: History, Travel

We decided to make our trip to England be a revisiting of John Lennon’s life as he grew up. We started with booking a room at a Chester Hotel. That’s where his sister, Julia Baird has fond memories of her and John spending time together. They would travel by train from Liverpool because Chester was […]