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The Fourth Plinth of Trafalgar Square

There are four plinths on each of the corners of Trafalgar Square in central London. Three are in use and show statues of Henry Havelock, George IV and Charles James Napier. The fourth remained empty for over 150 years until … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Columns

When, like me, you come from Portsmouth, an historic naval city, you are reared on stories of naval valour and victory – and they don’t come much more heroic than the story of Lord Horatio Nelson and his memorable victory … Continue reading

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