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Suitable for framing...

In the course of doing genealogy research, I sometimes come across things that don’t directly relate to our family history, but have a certain appeal that I think is worth sharing. 342 more words


My Trip to the St. Lawrence Market

On October 19th I took my first trip to the St. Lawrence Market in years. I can vaguely remember going there way back when I was just a child but I hadn’t been back since. 696 more words

10th October 1991. 'The Hot Potato'.

George Brown and Harold Wilson were described as ‘The hot potato and the cold fish’ in a 1968 newspaper article, discussing the departure of Brown amid a financial crisis.(1) 581 more words


White Heat by Dominic Sandbrook

All set to take another trip in Dominic Sandbrook’s wonderful time machine? White Heat takes us back to 1964-70 via 794 pages of small print where there is something of interest in virtually every paragraph: politics, yes, but also high street fashion, furniture design, art and town planning.  325 more words

Rolling Stones

Army gets verbal from Chancellor defensive lineman

About three months ago, George Brown received a scholarship offer from Army.

This past July, the Chancellor (Fredericksburg, VA) defensive lineman took a visit to the military academy at West Point, NY. 264 more words


Labour leadership elections: Part 1

As the Labour Party enjoys its annual leadership election, we start a look back at the post-war history of the competition. In part 1 we remember the days when the Left waged a war of attrition against the Right, in an attempt to destabilize the leadership. 1,186 more words


Tandoor Class!!!

Week 5 of our Indian II cooking class was all about tandoor.  We made:

  • Tandoori lamb chops
  • Murgh Mali Tandoor
  • Meethi Paratha
  • Masala Kulcha

Taking this class has me once again measuring up the backyard trying to figure out where I can fit in a tandoor oven! 138 more words

George Brown