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More research for 'The Parting Glass'

I am finally getting back to my research for The Parting Glass after a little detour writing for an anthology submission (more on that as information comes to hand). 149 more words


Israeli Minister calls For Assassination of Syrian President Bashar Assad


The Jerusalem Post
MAY 16, 2017 12:25

Housing Minister Yoav Galant also charges that the rule of the Assad regime is the worst since the Nazis in WWII. 678 more words

The journey to the gallows

Between 1571 and 1783, over 1000 people, predominantly men, were executed at Tyburn. During the same period, there were also executions at Smithfield and Tower Hill. 360 more words


Pt 4 Narcissists are actually Dictators. There is no difference. They are destroyers of peoples' voices.

Narcissists are actually Dictators. There is no difference. They are destroyers of peoples’ voices.

Idi Amin the Butcher of Africa

African History of Genocide

President of Uganda Idi Amin. 355 more words

Burn The Witch! (Well, hang the witch...)

Or alternatively, the Salem Witch Trials. This is a subject that absolutely fascinates me and I can’t wait to tell you guys about it.

We’ll start with, while generally known as The Salem Witch Trials, many of the preliminary hearings actually happened in the surrounding areas, such as: Salem Village (now Danvers), Andover, Ipswich, and, of course, Salem Town, where the most famous (or is it infamous?) trials took place in the courts of Oyer and Terminer. 261 more words

‘The Tolbuith of Edinburgh is broke’, February, 1687 #History #Scotland

Lord Fountainhall reports:

13 February, 1687:
‘being Sunday.— At night the Tolbuith of Edinburgh is broke, and 16 malefactors and robbers escapes; yet George Drummond the keeper is not quarrelled for this, tho’ Mr. 96 more words