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Just a Roof Will Do

It is impossible to avoid canopies when walking through any town centre in the United Kingdom. They are everywhere from bus shelters to school yards and a hundred other places too. Nobody in Britain likes getting rained upon perhaps because … More

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A Look Down On A Canopy

The word canopy conjures up a picture of an outdoor area covered with a roof but with no side walls. Sometimes a large tent or marquee can be referred to as such but the word goes back a long way … More

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The Birds Need Shelter Too

Any structure that gives shelter from the rain without being a totally enclosed building can be called a canopy and with the British weather as it is there are more of these structures than perhaps any other country per capita. … More

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A Crafty One Behind The Bicycle Shed

Strange sounding words often come from some ancient language like early Greek or Roman. This is certainly true in the English language which over thousands of years has absorbed several languages to become the one spoken tongue with more ways … More

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