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The truth – freedom from politics and religion

When asking for a plebiscite on gay marriage, why is the argument used - free rights under the law for gays. This means the plebiscite...

History is in the eye of the ignorant

I am getting older and spend my time looking backwards at history. That is true history, not the history proposed by twenty somethings just out...

On this day…in 1918

At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, the Great War ends. At 5 a.m. that morning, Germany,...

On this day…in 1915

During World War I, Britain suffers its first casualties from an air attack when two German Zeppelins drop bombs on the eastern coast of...

On this day…in 1939

At 4:45 a.m., some 1.5 million German troops invade Poland all along its 1,750-mile border with German-controlled territory. Simultaneously, the German Luftwaffe bombed Polish...

On this day…in 1941

On this day in 1941, Adolf Hitler sends two bombers to Iraq to support Rashid Ali al-Gailani in his revolt against Britain, which is...

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

A young child killed in her bed by a motorist crashing through the wall of her bedroom, children killed by rocket attacks in Syria...

Ever heard of fetish photographer, Elmer Batters?

Elmer Batters spent a lifetime looking through a view finder at women's legs and feet. Schooled on the classic Elvgren pin-up art of World War...

Tommy Taylor’s SRU

Tommy is on holiday for a week and I am writing his column for him…I am his mum. I live in an apartment block on...

Dear Mum and Dad…

Dear Mum and Dad, You'll be happy to hear that I've recently left my boyfriend Abdul. I know that you didn't approve of him because of...

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