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India has had many famous and infamous criminals and crooks but one of the most underreported and devious of them is not even Indian He was a Bhagdadi Jew called… 696 more words

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              The Lioness of Brumley Hall and Her Most Unusual Grandchildren is finally published and available for purchase.  Just click on the link to the right to purchase either a print or Kindle edition.   154 more words

Children's Book

Literary Loch Lomond and the Trossachs: 10. Menteith

Leave Callander by A81 (Glasgow Road) which climbs the Braes of Greenock to Loch Ruskie, where there were the remains of an island castle occupied by the Earl of Menteith. 3,946 more words

Literary Loch Lomond And The Trossachs

"Death is nothing at all"

These words, written by Canon Scott Holland, who was an eminent theologian during Queen Victoria’s reign, I greatly resonate with:-

Death is nothing at all – I have slipped only away into the next room. 177 more words

Daily Musings

Pearson Park, Hull, England

Down the road from where I currently live, there is a park where I spent the majority of my childhood summers. The park is known as the People’s Park or Pearson Park. 276 more words

Stolen Sara

Sara Forbes Bonetta was a West African who was orphaned in inter-tribal warfare at the age of 8. She was then captured by slave traders and intended as a human sacrifice until she was rescued by Captain Forbes of the Royal Navy who convinced King Ghezo of Dahomey to give her to Queen Victoria. 41 more words

The Legacy of Raphael Tuck & Sons

The company Raphael Tuck & Sons has left quite a legacy in their wake ever since its start as a family business in 1866.

The company is especially known for its postcards. 290 more words