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Courtship in the Age of Steam (Chapter 2)

Andrew was wakened by his bedroom door opening. Sudden fear gripped him as dim light spread across the room from the door.


Andrew sat up and saw a shadow standing in the doorway, silhouetted by hallway lights. 1,513 more words


The Role of Colonial Legacies in the 2017 Zimbabwe Crisis

Originally published 09.02.18 by Retrospect Journal at http://www.retrospectjournal.com 

This article, which is informed by two public lectures about the Zimbabwean political crisis that were held at the University of Edinburgh in the week beginning 20 November, discusses the role of colonial legacies in recent Zimbabwean political affairs. 3,063 more words


Irish Folklore - The Wild Colonial Boy

The Wild Colonial Boy is an Irish-Australian ballad that recounts the exploits of an Irish emigre to Oz (or the son of Irish emigres) who got into all sorts of bother as he resisted the colonial authorities. 452 more words

Rebel Voice Music

Fenner Brockway

In London so I crossed to the Holborn area on my way to the British Museum because I wanted to seek out the statue of Fenner Brockway.  144 more words

Crossing Borders

Ibadatt Sa Hai

#Shayari #Hindi #Prompt #35 Aei isqh teri ashiqi pai, Thoda shaq sa hai. Tu kuch aur nahi, Meri ibadatt sa hai. Asqh girtey ab nahi mere, Ki inmey paani, Thoda Kum sa hai. 11 more words


Courtship in the Age of Steam (Chapter 1)

“What time is it?”

“It’s a quarter after seven, sir.”

Prince Andrew of the Ohio nodded his head at the answer. “It feels like I should just be waking up for lunch,” he said. 2,017 more words


When Britain was Great | Britannia Rules the Waves

Source: (15) Tony Roach – When Britain was Great. If this video clip offends…

Please note, this was from when Britain was relatively unified and homogeneous: demographically, religiously, culturally, linguistically. 164 more words