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King George VI Chase (3:10 Kempton - Friday 26th December 2014)

It’s Christmaaaaaaas! In between tucking into the Christmas leftovers, punters will be having their feet up, watching Kempton (AKA a horse racing fan’s Christmas) and the King George, typically dominated by Nicholls, who bids for an amazing ninth victory in this race. 1,224 more words

National Hunt


When it comes to understanding Ferguson and the issues it’s raised for our country, my demographics work against me. As a majority male who has lived most of his adult life in small towns, the recent tumult don’t naturally resonate with me. 926 more words

Non Fiction

The Enlightenment Room

I visit the British Museum every time I visit London, which is with increasing regularity. For me, a trip to London is incomplete without, at least, a quick stop at the British Museum. 97 more words

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3 Zones

3 zones, 5 days in a week, for 4 months.

British Columbia

My visit to the Fort King George

I continue enjoying my life in Trinidad & Tobago and discovering new places. This time I went to the Fort King George, a structure with a lot of history and with the best panoramic view of this island. 113 more words


Movie review: Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

Hyde Park on Hudson purports to recount the beginning of FDR’s relationship with his fifth (or sixth) cousin, Daisy.

Hyde Park on Hudson is a curious film, built on speculation rather than definitive facts. 336 more words


Remember When Taxes Used to Cause Revolutions?

This is from Town Hall Finance.

“No nation has ever taxed itself into prosperity.”
Rush Limbaugh

On this day in history, King George encouraged Americans to sign a document that became known as the “Declaration of Independence”… Indirectly, of course. 552 more words