Category Archives: media

The Power of the People: The Transformation of Egypt

As a person who loves history, I find myself watching what is happening in Egypt with the knowledge that the anti-government protesters are making history. Many  would identify Egypt as the location of the pyramids and the ancient centre of … Continue reading

Posted in media, politics, Thoughts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

What Were they Reading to their Children?!

I found an interesting little book in one of my gran’s trunks.  Her father gave it to her when she was a little girl.  It was printed in what looks to be 1897. After some research, I have found that … Continue reading

Posted in children, historical, media, primary resource | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas Cards of 1887

Posted in historical media, history and literature, Kingston, media, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Entertainment in 1944

I found a newspaper from when my mom’s family lived in Dauphin Manitoba, during the Second War.  The date is August 31, 1944.  By this time the Allies had broken through Normandy.  One year later the world will be ushered … Continue reading

Posted in historical media, history and literature, media, World War Two | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Importance of Placement

I had an epiphany this weekend.  It was something I might have read from Malcolm Gladwell- the importance  of placement.  Let me explain. My little girl is an only child.  She likes to dress up, draw, paint, and watch movies.  … Continue reading

Posted in media, Thoughts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment