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Kings & Kweens

K for Kings & Kweens. The Blogging from A to Z challenge is ruining my sense of spelling, but the theme is still online jewellery collections. 587 more words

A To Z

Consider your 'calling'...

I read an interesting article on the Edward VIII, the British King who abdicated, so I looked it up on Wikipedia.

The marriage was opposed by the governments of the United…

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A Fling with a King (The Abdication Crisis)

On 11th December 1936, King Edward VIII made the shocking announcement that he was to abdicate in order to marry his American divorcee lover, Wallis Simpson. 812 more words

Group Introduction

"I thought..."

Here’s my tip of the day;

What you thought doesn’t mean half as much as what you did.

My first example is my unfortunate daughter left to wait for nearly 30 minutes for me to arrive at her Dance academy to pick her and her friends up after class.   384 more words


Fact of the day: 15th March

On this day in 1917 Tsar Nicholas II of Russia abdicates the Russian throne and his brother the Grand Duke becomes Tsar.

At the end of the “February Revolution” of 1917 (February in the Old Russian Calendar), on 2 March (Julian Calendar)/ 15 March (Gregorian Calendar) 1917, Nicholas II chose to abdicate. 228 more words

Fact Of The Day

The King's Speech

The King’s Speech won the Oscar for best picture in 2013.  I’m not surprised anymore.  Several weeks ago, I got a DVD with a full commentary track and I have been living inside this story ever since then.  1,502 more words


Conspiracy Corner: Pope Benedict Not a Subscriber

From the pen of Andrea Torneilli:

On 16 February, the author of this article sent the Pope Emeritus a letter with some specific questions regarding these interpretations.

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