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Love cats? Interesting paper: “A Most Convenient Relationship: The Rise of the Cat as a Valued Companion Animal”

http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1860&context=bts

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St Agatha’s, Easby, Richmond, N. Yorks

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This poor photo is of beautiful medieval wall paintings, probably quickly covered during Oliver Cromwell’s time in order to avoid their destruction and recently lovingly restored.

This lovely small church also houses the Easby Cross, indicating its Anglo-Saxon origins.

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Record of meeting 20th October 2016 plus maps and robots!

The record of the meeting of 20th October 2016 may be downloaded  here .

On maps … the Scottish National Library has made the early OS maps of the whole of the UK available online. The 1st edition 6 inch map covering Reeth is at  http://maps.nls.uk/view/102344275

On robots … registering  on changedetection.com enables you to be kept up-to-date with changes to websites you are interested in. I use this to be informed of changes to the SWAAG home page; it seems to work ok.