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Smorgasbord Music Column

Welcome to the new series and over the next few weeks we will be sharing the career and music of Josh Groban. Today an introduction to this extremely talented singer, songwriter and actor, who has … 17 more words


The 1939 Royal Visit to Saskatoon

The fervour surrounding the upcoming royal wedding (in some quarters, at least) seems to be a good segue into recounting another royal event. On June 3, 1939, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth made a two-hour stop in Saskatoon as part of the first visit to Canada by a reigning British emporer. 109 more words

Thoughts on George VI

George VI became King of the United Kingdom and the dominions of the British Commonwealth in December 1936 when his elder brother abdicated after only 326 days on the throne. 817 more words


1940 1/4 Quarter Anna George VI King Emperor Bombay Mint

British India 1940 1/4 Quarter Anna George VI King Emperor Bombay Mint – 4 Coins – 155/- free shipping

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The Queen's Birth 92 Years Ago Today

Happy 92nd Birthday to Queen Elizabeth! Later today the Royal Family will all descend on Royal Albert Hall for a concert to mark the occasion and conclude the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), but in the meantime let’s take a look back at April 21, 1926 when HRH Princess Elizabeth was born to the then-Duke and Duchess of York. 915 more words

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The Mother-Son Relationship From Hell: Queen Mary & Edward VIII

The relationship between Edward VIII and his mother, Mary of Teck, is perfectly illustrative of not only the significance of a generational gap, but of how differing views on duty and happiness can be enough to drive a wedge between parent and child. 4,359 more words

The House Of Windsor

By George! Mid-Sussex Link

Back on the Mid-Sussex Link path again today.

Walk 17 on the Sussex Border Path.

On this occasion Tom was with me, as we tackled the shortest of the 4 “official stages”. 118 more words