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THE HOLDENS OF BRIERLEY HILL

This is SARAH ANN HOLDEN, my Great Grandmother. She was born in October, 1870 to JOHN HOLDEN and his wife MARY (nee MOORE.) Sarah had an older sister Agnes, possibly twin brothers (or brothers born very close together) William and James plus another brother, Edwin (1875) 750 more words

GENEALOGY

Karl Kraus: The Last Days of Mankind. God created Man not as a Consumer but as a Human Being

Karl Kraus: The Last Days of Mankind. God created Man not as a Consumer but as a Human Being
May 23rd, 2015 by Klaus Rohde… 784 more words

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AN ISLAND GRAVE

“The Zanzibar Archipelago, located in the Indian Ocean, 15 miles off the coast of Tanzania, is a breathtaking spot to escape from the world. You’ll enjoy clear, turquoise-blue water; shallow sandbars perfect for wading; and many small, nearly deserted islands virtually unvisited by tourists.” Trip Advisor…

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Peter Jackson's re-definition of awesome - the Gallipoli diorama, close up

Last weekend I visited Sir Peter Jackson’s giant diorama of New Zealand’s attack on Chunuk Bair at the height of the Gallipoli campaign in August 1915. 621 more words

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AMBROSE SHAKESPEARE (1897-1917)

When I was small, I often walked past the Maltby Village war memorial. I had no idea what it was, but I did know that my Nan’s brother’s name was written on it. 607 more words

GENEALOGY

Babies and "War-babies": writing language in history in 1914-15

Baby can be a surprisingly prominent form in the discourse of early WWI. As earlier posts on this site have explored, it can, compounded with… 1,542 more words

German