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The History of Wales

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The Llandudno Pier Pavilion opened on 16th September 1886.

The 2,000-seat theatre quickly became successful, with hundreds of top acts, such as George Formby, Petula Clark, Arthur Askey, the Beverley Sisters and Cliff Richard, appearing there over the years. 1,114 more words


Finding the Trail

This was the trip that was going to make me an official “hiker” the way I saw it. I had gear, a purpose, and a buddy (Lola!) to take on the new adventure. 420 more words


Elizabeth Patton Crockett

I’m home at last after a trip that took me up to Colorado to sign the anthology Straight Outta Tombstone, to Louisiana to sign my vampire and horror novels, and to Bubonicon in New Mexico where I promoted all my recent books and debuted… 407 more words


Quote of the Day #6

For all you history nerds out there, this was said by David “Davy” Crockett when he lost his re-election bid to the United States House of Representatives as a representative from Tennessee. 26 more words

Thought For the Day: Better To Be Politically Buried Than Hypocritically Immortalized

“I have always supported measures and principles and not men. I have acted fearless and independent and I never will regret my course. I would rather be politically buried than to be hypocritically immortalized.” 9 more words

Thought For The Day


August 16 in history:

Several “kings” in different fields have connections to August 16th…

This is the day in 1977 that Elvis Presley, “King of Rock and Roll,” died at the Graceland Mansion in Memphis.   142 more words

Today In History

Davy Crockett Grins Down a Bear ... by Alice ..

Revised; originally published on 7 April 2014 

Dear Ones,

I remember the first time I saw this clip like it was yesterday. Convinced me through and through that all I need to face down the greatest danger is a great big grin! 175 more words

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