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Pancho Villa

 Who the hell is Pancho Villa? Who bloody cares! Well I am fed up with writing about the Middle East, whether to bomb or not to bomb ISIS in Syria. I wrote a story on Evita Peron. And now Pancho Villa. So who is Pancho Villa?   Mexican bank robber come Revolutionary;   Born Doroteo Arango, on June  5th

Moon Landing.Wernher Von Braun.

  Edwin Eugene Aldrin, known as Buzz Aldrin, is an American engineer and astronaut, and the second person to walk on the moon? or walk in a Hollywood studio set up in the Negev desert Arizona! Brian Edward Cox, is an English physicist and professor of particle physics, at the school of physics and astronomy, at Manchester University,

Eva Peron first lady of Argentina

 I have diversified on this post: Eva Peròn is my subject. Eva Peròn: My heroine of the 20th century known as Evita, this is my tribute to this remarkable women. Born in Argentine, Eva Peròn was wife and first lady to the president Juan Perón of Argentina. Born Maria Eva Duarte on th 7th May 1919, in Los Toldos,

“THE GREAT ESCAPE”

    “The Great Escape” from the second world war prisoner of war camp Stalag Luft 111, in Poland, took place 70 years ago. American bloc buster film was made in 1963, with the razzmatazz of Hollywood except without the dancing-girls. The American actors starring in all the major roles, and participating in ” The

12 YEARS A SLAVE

A new film based on a true story by Black British film director “Steve McQueen.”He criticized Hollywood for avoiding slavery as a subject. No worries over here the neo marxist BBC likes   reminding us of our past misdeeds. You think slavery is something that the British “orchestrated (or invented).” Slavery began in prehistoric times, and

My Ballad of Reading Gaol

Reading Gaol Reading Gaol or Jail is going to close at the end of the year, does not generate a lot of interest in most people, only the staff being made redundant. This grade listed building held one of the flamboyant of Irish poets and writers Oscar Wilde. Poor old Oscar served 2 years in

1879 Rorke’s Drift and the slaughter at Isandlwana

Rorke’s Drift The year 1879 Rorke’s Drift on the Natal border with Zululand in South Africa. A mission station run by Swedish missionaries, a Father and Daughter combo! Named as the Witts. Now manned by the British Army in their brilliant red army uniforms, they must have stuck out like sore thumbs but the battle
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