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Billiards And Snooker

The book I read to research this post was Teach Yourself Billiards and Snooker by R Holt which is a very good book that I bought from a car boot sale. 364 more words


September 13, 1957 - The Kalmikoffs Win in Buffalo

On September 13, 1957, Ivan and Karol Kalmikoff defeated Vic Christy and Sammy Berg in a National Wrestling Alliance event at Buffalo Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York.  162 more words



My awesome Crimean vacation had to end some time and then it was back to work — and back to Moscow.  Contrary to popular assumptions about the discomforts of spending the summer in the city, there are some unexpected opportunities to be found in this experience, especially in Moscow. 200 more words


Bachelor in Paradise: The Finale

We’re finally at the end of BIP and we get to find out what the heck Chris Harrison was talking about last week. Chris Harrison returns to tell the couples their relationships are about to be put to the test. 815 more words


Brimfield Flea Market

Brimfield, Massachusetts is the place to be this week.  Hundreds of antique vendors have set up in fields on both sides of Route 20 in this small town.  725 more words


September 3, 1957 - How Bobby Fischer Spent His Summer Vacation

On September 3, 1957, 14-year-old chess prodigy Bobby Fischer woke up with a new championship title and an extra $125 dollars in his bank account.  Bobby started his summer by winning the United States Junior Chess Championship in July, then went on to defeat Arthur Bisguier  at the prestigious US Open Chess Championships in August.  432 more words


Bachelor in Paradise: Episode 6

Post Rose Ceremony, a lot of the cast feels Jessie isn’t there for the right reasons and for good reason. MM is also in shock that Cody told her he loves her. 1,196 more words