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Two hundred years is not such a long time.

Published: Mon, 07/19/21

My daughter will not have to grow particularly old to see the first years of the 22nd century. I grew up knowing my grandfather well who was born in…

Bonding with a Fierce Bad Rabbit

Published: Sat, 07/10/21

My daughter Iduna is fascinated by animals and is always e cited to see dogs when we go our for a walk. She loves to watch the cats and dogs that come…

A tale of two iconic stories

Published: Mon, 05/24/21

George Orwell’s work of dystopian science fiction, Ninteen Eighty Four, was published in 1949. Less than a year later C S Lewis’ fantasy novel set in…

A memorial to murder

Published: Tue, 05/11/21

When I was in London last month I arrived at Green Park underground station. While waiting for the march to begin I noticed a structure which was new…

Great visions and a discerning heart

Published: Sun, 05/02/21

Hi ,Sunday, and yes, it is a hymn, which I have sung many times in church and I think you will enjoy this lovely version by a group called ‘Celtic…

A love song to a diesel train

Published: Sat, 05/01/21

Hi ,The first practical steam locomotive is considered to be the Rocket built by Robert Stephenson in 1829. The Rocket was by no means the first steam…

From Monkees to motorcycles

Published: Thu, 04/29/21

Hi ,The genesis and development of the iconic film Easy Rider is a comple story involving the stars, Dennis Hopper and Peter Fonda and the script…

Monkee magic

Published: Wed, 04/28/21

Hi ,Today I share my favourite Monkees song which is entitled ‘What am I doing hanging round?’ . Go on, give it a try if you have never heard it…

Music to march to

Published: Tue, 04/27/21

Hi ,My second music video post is a song I became aware of many years ago. Eve of Destruction is the title track of Barry McGuire’s album of the same…

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