Snoopy’s Thanksgiving Dinner To all my readers who celebrate Thanksgiving. Happy Thanksgiving. Have a great day!
The death of Princess Diana was one of those moments in time, where most people recall exactly what they were doing, when they heard the news. For me I was gazing happily at my newborn son, in his baby rocker, when a family member burst in with the news, first of her accident and then […]
A further look at some key events of the French Revolution: First-hand accounts from the period: The Bread Shortages Gruesome account of the Storming of the Bastille Finishing on a more light-hearted note: The French Revolution by Horrible Histories
The chilling description, given to me by my father, of the woman who sat knitting at the guillotine, (from the novel A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens) has always stayed with me and given me an inclination to be wary of the Madame Defarge characters of this world, not just the more obvious villains-the puppeteers […]
Thursday June 1st is World Narcissistic Abuse Awareness Day. This sounds like just another one of those obscure days that people invent as an excuse for a card. However whether we realise it or not, it is a day which should concern all of us. I sincerely doubt that there is one person who has […]
On February 25th, 1913 Emmeline Pankhurst went on trial for bombing the villa of David Lloyd George. Emily Davison-1913 Derby I was brought up to respect these women who had fought so bravely for the right to vote and it was a right which my grandmother took extremely seriously, often citing Emily Davison who had […]