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Australia Day 1988

Australia Day – an excuse to get drunk or recover from a hangover while listening to the Hottest 100. But did you know that back in 1788, for approximately 1400 convicts, marines and British naval crew, Australia Day meant getting drunk or recovering from hangovers while listening to the hottest 100 complain about how bloody warm the weather was? 655 more words

NSW

Bicentenary Year

The bicentennial of the founder of the Salesian Congregation will take place Aug. 16th, 2015. Here below we publish the opening message for the year, given by Father Ángel Fernández Artime, SDB, Rector Major of the Salesian Congregation and the 10th Successor of Don Bosco. 981 more words

Don Bosco

Reflection upon an image

Bayonet charge. By Carlos Rilova Jericó

The contemporary chroniclers of the battle of Waterloo, people like James Jenkins, author of “The Martial Achievemnents of Great Britain and her Allies”, published this same year of 1815, or soldiers or officers who were there, tell the same story: Waterloo was a bloody affair. 213 more words

Battle of York 200th Anniversary

Click HERE to view my “Battle of York 200th Anniversary” Flickr Album. It will open in a separate window or a separate tab.

Photography

Bi-centenary year – 2015. Battle of Waterloo

OK, so this year it might be 100 years since the bungled military campaign at Gallipoli, but it is 200 years since a much more successful battle in Europe – at least for Britain and Prussia, that is WATERLOO. 154 more words

Family History

Bi-centenary year - 2015. Battle of Waterloo

OK, so this year it might be 100 years since the bungled military campaign at Gallipoli, but it is 200 years since a much more successful battle in Europe – at least for Britain and Prussia, that is WATERLOO. 158 more words

Family History