Thank the Celts. Many Celtic clans in ancient Britain were pastoral, and a pastoral life included keeping sheep. To help move the flocks, various sheepdog types developed over the years, and out of them came the Welsh Hillman, the Black and Tan, Scotch Collie, and Welsh Sheepdogs, breeds that are largely unknown today. Other breeds, however, are well known to us, and beloved: The Old English Sheepdog, the Bearded Collie, Collie, and Sheltie. Dogs that were developed on the land along the…
Book Slam @ York Hall, 5 Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green, London, E2 9PJ, UK. On 12 Aug 2014 at 7pm to 11:30pm. Good evening fight fans Tonight, Book Slam heads to iconic East London boxing venue, York Hall, for the most anticipated heavyweight contest in recent memory and twelve rounds (probably) of high calibre literary sparring. Category: Nightlife, Price: £5, Artists: Irvine Welsh, Bill Hillman, Kate Tempest, Viv Albertine, Doc Brown.
Hillman's illustrated historical handbook for tourists to Chepstow ... and other… I couldn't find a publication date on this, but the author references the 1871 UK Census as being the last census. At the end of the book, it lists the native botanic species and there are interesting advertisements as well.
"A raucous but soulful account of growing up on the mean streets of Chicago, and the choices kids are forced to make on a daily basis. This cool, incendiary rites of passage novel is the real deal."—Irvine Welsh, author of Trainspotting."