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Turn Back the Clock

Posted by BCM on Thursday, October 27, 2016, In : Seasons 
Come the 30th of October this year British Summer Time will end. The clocks go back an hour and we’ll be coming home from work in the dark.

We weren’t the first to introduce daylight saving hours but it probably wouldn’t have happened without the campaigning of a builder from Kent called William Willett. 

He thought it a defect in our civilisation that for nearly half the year the nation slept while the sun shone for several hours each day. 

Rather than get up earlier, he proposed to advan...

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