“I thought I knew what love was, but…these lovers play new music; haunting me and somehow taunting me. My love was never half as true.” – RAGTIME. 548 more words
2 months, 3 weeks ago
Today is the birthday of Harry Lauder (August 4, 1870 – February 26, 1950)–famous Scottish music hall performer.
Lauder was, at one time, the highest-paid performer in the world, making the equivalent of £12,700 a night plus expenses. 211 more words
4 months, 1 week ago
La Tour Abolie
What sparked this off was a picture of a baby I found in the bottom drawer of a weird cupboard thingy I bought on impulse in a charity shop. 680 more words
5 months, 3 weeks ago
Life on Tiree
With the clocks set to British Summer Time,
we have the return of the gloaming,
that very special time of the day.
The clock may be registering 8:18pm. 170 more words
8 months, 2 weeks ago
Sir Henry “Harry” Lauder was born on the 4 August 1870. He was a Scottish Music Hall and vaudeville theatre singer and comedian, and a substantial landowner. 511 more words
Berkshire at War
A young refugee had learnt English folk dances in her time in Berkshire.
On Wednesday, Jan. 5th, the usual Christmas Social was held in the Brownlow Hall at 7 o’clock. 51 more words
11 months, 1 week ago