20th May, 2020 – The School of York
To some he made the grammar understood,/ And poured on others rhetoric's copious flood...
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Hello from Suffolk. Here's five minutes of civilised calm recorded in the peace of the English countryside. With a poem: The School of York by Alcuin.
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On this day: 20 May, 1772 – William Congreve, second Baronet, was born, inventor of the Congreve rocket
If you need some music to wake you up – how about Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver:
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