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History Fridays #12 – Goodbye Terry Pratchett.

“History isn't like that. History unravels gently, like an old sweater. It has been patched and darned many times, re knitted to suit different people, shoved in a box under the sink of censorship to be cut up for the dusters of propaganda, yet it always - eventually - manages to spring back into its… Continue reading History Fridays #12 – Goodbye Terry Pratchett.

History, NaBloPoMo 2013

100 Years Ago: A Post for Remembrance Day

I look out my window and wonder what this world was like 100 years ago. There were no computers, fewer cars, no cellphones, no internet, no televisions. Letters were popular, as were newspapers and radios. Snapshot cameras were just beginning to make an appearance in the general population. And there was no memory of the… Continue reading 100 Years Ago: A Post for Remembrance Day

History, NaBloPoMo 2013

What about today?

"Remember, Remember the fifth of November." I have to admit, I don't generally remember Guy Fawkes night until I see my friends posting about it on Facebook on the morning of the fifth. I know the basics of what Guy Fawkes day/night commemorates, but not a lot pas that. So, needless to say, this post… Continue reading What about today?