Doctor Who Wednesdays #44

"Demons run when a good man goes to war Night will fall and down the sun When a god man goes to war.   Friendship dies and true love lies Night will fall and the dark will rise When a good man goes to war.   Demons run but count the cost The battle's won... Continue Reading →

History Fridays #10 (ish)

"Things just happen, one after another. They don't care who knows. But history... Ah, history is different. History has to be observed. Otherwise it's not history. It's just... well, things happening one after another." -- Terry Pratchett, Small gods

History Fridays # 9

"That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history." -- Aldous Huxley Okay - so I know that this is not at all in keeping with this months theme. But so far the History Friday's have been the hardest segment and it... Continue Reading →

History Fridays #4

History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again. -- Maya Angelou, On the Pulse of the Morning

History Fridays #3

“If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.” -- Rudyard Kipling, The Collected Works I have a Masters degree in History. People have a lot of different responses when they find this out. Some people ask more question - such as what area of history I studied. A large number... Continue Reading →

History Friday’s #2

"He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past." -- George Orwell, 1984 This is one of those short quotes that has a lot in it. It's easy to pass it off and say that this level of control does not exist today. Does not exist where you... Continue Reading →

History Friday’s #1

"The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there." -- L.P. Hartley I don't remember when I first heard this quote. I think it may have been during an undergrad History class. It is the opening line of a work of fiction, but it is an excellent source of perspective for the historian.... Continue Reading →

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