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Happy 100th, Kirk Douglas: OUT OF THE PAST

On December 09, 2016, movie fans wish a very happy 100th birthday to Issur Danielovitch Demsky, better known as Kirk Douglas.* For my natal tribute, I’ve chosen his charmingly menacing performance as Whit Sterling in possibly the most… 1,020 more words

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Honorary fellow, Mary Wedd, celebrates her centenary – one hundred years of a truly remarkable life

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 marked the centenary of one of Goldsmiths’ honorary fellows, Mary Wedd. Mary was a lecturer in the Department of English until her retirement in 1981 having previously been Head of Department at St Gabriel’s College of Education, prior to it merging with Goldsmiths in 1975. 376 more words


Event: Group carol service - Sunday 11 December

We hope that you will be able to join members of Billingshurst Scouts & Guides for its group carol service. We’re pleased to say that the service will be led by David Beal, the new vicar of St Mary’s. 124 more words


The General and Commissioner Silvia Cox lead centenary celebrations in Mozambique

The visit of General André Cox and Commissioner Silvia Cox (World president of women’s ministries) to celebrate a centenary of Salvation Army service in Mozambique brought much joy and encouragement to officers, soldiers and friends. 507 more words



2016 is the 5th centenary of the death of Jheronimus Bosch, one of the most enigmatic and influential artists of the Renaissance. The Garden of Earthly Delights… 58 more words


Bishop Paul Colton Delivers Remembrance Sunday Oration at Cork War Memorial

At the invitation of the Cork Branch of the Royal British Legion, the Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, delivered an oration at the Cork War Memorial, South Mall, Cork on Sunday, 13th November.   1,603 more words


Sutton's Somme campaign casualties

In my last post I listed the 38 men from Sutton and the surrounding area who lost their lives on 1st July 1916. On Remembrance Day, as the centenary of the end of the Somme campaign approaches, I thought it would be appropriate to remember some of the other 137 locals who were killed from 2nd July – 18th November 1916. 1,033 more words