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Queen Victoria - British long cruise

Tuesday coming week’s second batch of British cruise guests to Stavanger. At half past eight places Cunard shipping company “Queen Victoria” by Strandkaien. Stavanger is the first port of call on a week… 75 more words

British Cruise

Mourning Clothes - Why Queen Victoria Had It Right

Why do we no longer wear mourning clothes? Why can’t we, like Queen Victoria, have an outward sign for others to know that we are still grieving? 406 more words


My Steampunk Alter Ego

I got the chance to dress up in my steampunk costume yesterday. The local library hosted Sherry Ficklin and I so we could chat with folks about the genre and to tell them more information about the… 270 more words


Day 175: Pay Respects at Postman's Park

There once was a guy called Watts.

He was a radical socialist with strong sympathies towards the dreadful living conditions of the urban poor, and in 1887, wrote to the Times proposing that a park commemorating ‘heroic men and women’ who had given their lives attempting to save others would be a worthy way to mark Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee year. 135 more words


At Her Majesty's Request by Walter Dean Myers

At Her Majesty’s Request
by Walter Dean Myers

She was only a small child when almost everyone in her village was killed by women warriors.   388 more words

The history of Queen Victoria is fading, so shall your pride!

Three statues of Queen Victoria are lying in a public park in Agra with no security cover even after the vandalism in Mathura museum when three persons damaged a statue of the Queen. 182 more words

The Past Story

Sampling the Portuguese and Dutch Heritage during Sri Lanka Tours

Sri Lanka has been known to the western world since long. Historical records reveal that cinnamon was exported out of this island nation as early as 1400 BC. 329 more words