Early this morning our daughter Ally gave birth to a son, Josiah, weighing 6lb 14oz (or 3.13kg if you prefer). We drove over to MK to have a look for ourselves ... and here he is at just ten minutes old!
I like the canal connection. Josiah Wedgwood was one of the instigators of the Trent and Mersey Canal, which opened in 1777 and greatly benefited his pottery business. (The "original" Josiah was a king of Judah, acceding the throne at the age of eight. "He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord and followed completely the ways of his father David, not turning aside to the right or to the left." (2 Kings 22:2))
An Inland Voyage - Robert Louis Stevenson Part II - With Robert Louis Stevenson's later travelogues and novels becoming very popular, interest in "*An Inland Voyage*" continued over the years. It was probab...
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