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On this day…in 1886

On this day, 9th January 1868, the last convict ship to transport prisoners to Australia (the Hougoumont) arrived at Fremantle, Western Australia. The prisoners would have been excited but...

On this day…in 2005

On the morning of July 7, 2005, bombs are detonated in three crowded London Underground stations and one bus during the peak of the...

Carrie Fisher dead at 60

Star Wars icon Carrie Fisher, died of a heart attack on a flight from London to LA. Her heart just packed up. Carrie Fisher struggled after with alcoholism,...

War! what is it good for – I remember it well

Looking at the reports from Syria, brings back memories from when I was a child. Seeing the children being taken away from their homes. The...

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...

Do you talk to your kids?

I think the thing I miss most is being able to talk to my grandad. My grandchildren don't listen to me they play on...

Lip Up Fatty – Bad Manners are coming to Oz

Bad Manners are touring Australia. Buster Bloodvessel  is still bald, has still got a fat tongue...but he has lost some weight. Bad Manners were founded in...

On the wagon

In London, the Old Bailey is on the site of a dreadful prison. In olden times the prisoners sentenced to death were taken by horse...

On this day…in 1564

Shakespeare was born on this day in 1564, and on the same day he died in 1616. Although the plays of William Shakespeare may be...

Want to eliminate Justin Bieber from the web?

Pop prince Justin Bieber may have over 35 million followers on Twitter but there seems to be many more people who just can’t stand...

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