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Old London Bridge spanned the Thames from 1209-1831. Heads on spikes, revolutionary residents & Nonsuch House; the bridge boasts a turbulent & colourful history. Bone up here.

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Only a fool would let his enemy teach his children. If we don't teach them someone else will.

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The Canal du Midi meanders through ancient villages, past Roman fortifications and through beautiful vineyards... It is an amazing place to float around on a barge with your lover! http://www.gobarging.com/cruises-in-canal-du-midi

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Revolutionary pioneers

First woman in space. In 1963, former textile worker Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman to travel to space. The 26-year-old Russian was the fifth cosmonaut to go into the Earth's orbit.

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Non-Objective Composition, c.1920. Lyubov Sergeyevna Popova was a Russian avant-garde artist, painter and designer. In 1916 she joined the Supremus group with Malevich, the founder of Suprematism. The creation of a new kind of painting was part of the revolutionary urge of the Russian avant-garde to remake the world. However there was a tension between those who, like Malevich saw art as a spiritual quest, & others who responded to the need for the artist to create a new physical world.

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