History is a mosaic

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As readers will no doubt be aware, I’m really, really fond of local history and the way it’s evolving online. Although I’ve noted concerns and issues, on the whole, the internet and cooperation it enables is making a huge difference to both the quality and quantity of work becoming available.

Nowhere is this more evident than in Lichfield, right now. Between cardigan aficionado Kate, from the superlative Lichfield Lore, and top Lichfield District Council Geographic Services officer Garath Thomas, plus a great Facebook group (yes, they do exist) on Lichfield History, much is emerging.

This weekend, Kate has posted an utterly amazing story of a lost mosaic. Please visit her blog, take a good look around, and join in the debate. Gareth Thomas has helped immensely with this (as he has helped me in the past) and his blog – more of a local history…

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About morturn

Historian – Photographer – Filmmaker Retired construction professional with a passion for public, social and industrial history. I believe in equality, dignity and integrity for all. Don’t like people who try to belittle the ambitions of others. I am of the opinion that my now life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live.
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