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100 years ago: James Robert Sager enlisted

On this day in 1915 (James) Robert Sager joined up in Ottawa. He was a box-maker, living in Midland, Ontario. He was born in Deseronto on June 1st, 1889, the son of Nicholas Sager and Annie (née Smith). 102 more words


100 years ago: Beniah (Ben) Ridgwell enlisted

On this day in 1915, Beniah (or Benjamin) Ridgwell (sometimes Redgwell) signed up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He was born in Walthamstow, England on July 24th, 1895 to Charles Redgwell and Alice (née Jaggard). 110 more words


Lady Ottoline Morrell - Literary Hostess & Patron of the Arts

Lady Ottoline Violet Anne Morrell (1873 – 1938) was an English aristocrat and society hostess. She was part of the literary Bloomsbury clique, along with Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West, Lytton Strachey, Clive and Vanessa Bell, E.M. 267 more words


Gosford Holidays

The image above is a beautiful glimpse into the history of a place which was once, and continues to be a popular holiday destination for many Sydneysiders. 205 more words

New South Wales

Reds (1981)

Directed by Warren Beatty

I didn’t go into this movie with a very good attitude. I’m not a big Warren Beatty fan. I’m not sure why; he’s not a terrible actor. 777 more words


March, 1917.

Silent Sentinels of Maryland picket the White House for suffrage in March, 1917.

Notice at least one of the women is on roller skates!