In New Zealand cricket’s recent announcement of the Plunket Shield schedule for the 2014-15 season, they also unveiled a new logo for the competition. While they were developing this logo, the New Zealand Cricket Museum was asked to provide some historical information on the Shield to help inform, and hopefully inspire, the design. 634 more words
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My 100th post! Enjoy!
In 1586 Sir Humphrey Gilbert landed in St. John’s harbour and claimed Newfoundland as a colony of England, despite having no permanent English population. 797 more words
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“Canadian politicians could not decide on a fixed site for the seat of government and finally asked the Crown in England to make the selection for them.” …
Take a look at the Ceremonial Guard, now in Ottawa, Canada for the summer. They were recently inspected by the Governor General of Canada, David Johnston and can be seen changing the guard on Parliament Hill, guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and engaging in other events like Canada Day. 126 more words