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Sir Winston's Cat

When I was planning my trip to England, I read about the new kitten that recently took up residence at Chartwell, the country home of Sir Winston Churchill.   415 more words

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A Siren and a Siren Suit

The birth of Winston Churchill, the future Prime Minister, was a shocking surprise and a bit of a scandal. His father, Randolph Churchill, was related to the Dukes of Marlborough, whose seat was (and still is) the over-the-top Blenheim Palace just outside Woodstock.   303 more words

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«The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.»

– Sir Winston Churchill

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How the Bulldog Got His Scowl

The iconic photograph of Winston Churchill, with his famous bulldog scowl, appeared on the cover of “Life Magazine” in 1945, toward the end of World War II.   396 more words

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The Bulldog and the Marmalade Cat

When the family of Sir Winston Churchill left the family’s country estate, Chartwell, in the care of England’s National Trust organization in 1966, there was an important condition:  there must always be a marmalade cat with a white bib and four white socks, and the cat’s name must always be Jock. 271 more words

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Never Give In

Rule 28. Never give in, never give in, in nothing great or small large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and common sense. 525 more words

Farming The Dream


Some people’s idea of free speech is that they are free to say anything they like, but if anyone says anything back, that is an outrage. Winston Churchill