Category Archives: History
Facebook Censors Users during Media Blackout on Privatisation of the NHS.
You may have got the impression that I’ve been very happy since Thatcher died, but in fact I’ve spent most of the last few days crying. Her death has brought back a lot of memories, many of which I’ve … Continue reading
Long Before There Was Ross & Racheal; There Was Ross & Demelza….. Angharad Rees 16 July 1949 – 21 July 2012 Here we go again, another chunk of my youth snatched away by bloody cancer. Angharad Rees was one … Continue reading
The Mad Jaffa Cake Eater Is Dead ! Victor Spinetti 2nd September 1929 – 18th June 2012. Victor Spinetti died of prostate cancer yesterday. He was a very funny, charming & popular actor. He always had a humorous annecdote to … Continue reading
WOW, THEY FINALLY GOT HIM ! A mere thirteen short years after they started looking for him, the yanks have, in one fell swoop, found & executed Osama Bin Laden. Surprise, surprise, he had been hiding in Pakistan all along. … Continue reading
I’ve just been told that Polly Styrene died of cancer yesterday. I am lost for words. I remember going to see X-Ray Spex at Eric’s in Liverpool back in the day. She was bloody … Continue reading
To cheer you up after my last blog entry here are some poor saps who definitely have it worse than you, not only are they all dead but if they were still alive they would die of embarrassment ! … Continue reading
On this day in 1914, in Serbia, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated by Gavrilo Princip aged 19, who was supposedly working for the Black Hand Gang, who were fighting for Serbian independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This action lead directly … Continue reading
Today in 1964 The world famous boxer Cassius Clay converted to Islam & changed his name to Muhammad Ali.