Our new second-string reality

Landlords need to realise that rents have to fall for businesses to survive

16th April, 2011
Our new second-string reality
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Driving up the east coast on a beautiful sunny day, looking out, you can almost see Wales. I wondered was the weather so beautiful on this day in 1169,whenthe first Normans set sail from Wales to invade Ireland.

Did they get a fair wind, a bright sunshine for the short hop over to Wexford bearing their secret weapon, which was to subdue Ireland so quickly?

The five-foot longbow - Strongbow’s longbow - was the world’s...

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