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Granfather’s Journal (16 years old): Chapter 5

Soon afterwards I commenced to go to Queen Elisabeth Grammar School in High Barnet. It was not a real boarding school but the headmaster took in a few boys and I was duly installed as one of the few. The … Continue reading

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A Captured Trench

My family seemed to know that they were a part of history; not that they were notables  or history makers for anyone other than their own loving family, but a disproportionate amount of them (women included) seemed to have a … Continue reading

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The Age of Austerity not Posterity

 I’ve never been interested in politics or economics before- maybe I’m just getting old. The age has dawned on me where I am no longer willing to sit back passively and accept what happens at face value simply because I … Continue reading

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Gotham is known to modern culture as the fictional city in which writer Bill Finger’s comic character Batman fights crime.  The name was chosen by a random turn of the New York telephone book.  While random…

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She was his Helen of Troy; their tumultuous relationship would span almost twenty years.  The characters in what would be an interesting play are Irish poet William Butler Yeats and politicial activist Maude Gonne. They met…

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