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Hans Heyson: The Weekly Smile

Droving into the Light, 1914-21, Art Gallery of South Australia

Hans Heyson was an Australian artist who lived between 1877 and 1968 (dying at 91 years of age). 186 more words

Irene Waters

Traces of the Past: Thursday's Special

The Maypole dates back to the Iron Age (6th – 8th Century) BC. Although there are a number of schools of thought as to the meaning of the Maypole the most common is that it is an ancient fertility rite. 112 more words

Irene Waters

Protecting First Amendment Rights

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. 1,180 more words

Crazes: Times Past

Sand in the costume, ice creams, crabbing, floaty horses all rated a mention in our last prompt  Grainy Memories. For this prompt we had no Silent Generation but 7 baby boomers (2 x USA, 2 x Australian and  3 UK) and 2 baby buster Gen X gals – one from the US, the other from the UK joined in. 928 more words

Irene Waters

Oliver the spy.

Historical Research.

I pride myself on being reasonably accurate in my historical fiction. I say reasonably, because I do make mistakes, but never intentionally. It’s quite hard, indeed impossible, to get it right – the way it really was. 522 more words

England

What is the Benefit of Bible Study?

Every Bible teacher, preacher, small group leader or any other minister in a Christian church will teach those under his influence that Bible study is important. 1,267 more words

Religion In The Culture

Times Have Never Been So Tough!

As humans, we’re generally self-centered by nature. We sometimes have an exaggerated sense of our own importance.

That’s not to say that there’s anything wrong with this. 450 more words

Mark Leibman