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The Hamiltonian - June 2017

If you only believe the Western media, especially the mainstream media in the United States, you actually would have quite a reason to be pessimistic, because what do you see? 68 more words


3 Days in September 1915, 3 soldiers who crossed from #Folkestone.

20th  September 1915

Private 17324 Francis George Miles V.C.. 1/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.

Francis Miles first crossed to France as a private with the 9th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment, leaving Folkestone on the 20th September 1915. 828 more words

The Exile

I first heard about the life of Duleep Singh in a television documentary a few years ago.  I wanted to know more as this seemed to be another of those hidden stories about Empire which were best forgotten. 296 more words


A Year On And Brexiteers Still Waiting To See What They Have Won.

“We won!” Was the victorious cry of Leavers when, one year ago, the votes came in to leave the European Union. Alas, as was the case at the time, those same Leavers still haven’t the foggiest idea exactly what it is they were supposed to have won. 279 more words


Book Review - Down Independence Boulevard and other stories

I found out about this book by Ken Puddicombe on Rosaliene Bacchus’ blog – Three Worlds One Vision. Read her fantastic review of this book –  544 more words

Book Reviews

Summer Book Club: Seeley’s The Expansion of England

You are asked to think over English history as a whole and consider if you cannot find some meaning, some method in it, if you cannot state some conclusion to which it leads. 

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