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February 22 in history

1495 King Charles VIII of France entered Naples to claim the city’s throne.

1632 Galileo‘s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems was published.

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Death of a Giant

At the age of 87, Alan Simpson, one half of one of the greatest comedy-writing partnerships of all time, has died of a lung disease. In a way, that’s hardly surprising, for his partnership with his fellow giant and partner, Ray Galton, was forged when the two men met in a tuberculosis clinic. 1,094 more words

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Valerie Leon : Cologne and Karate for the Hammer Fans

The idea for this post came about in a rather simple way. I made a comment to my number 2 son, Kirk that I vaguely recall a commercial or two advertising a cologne called Hai Karate where some guy had to fend off girls after applying a dose of the perfume. 335 more words

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LGBT History Month: Growing up Gay - alternative truths

I’m proud to have been brought up by two Gay Men (my Dad and my Step-Dad) as well as a straight couple (my Mum and my other Step-Dad). 902 more words

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Carry On Loving

Dir: Gerald Thomas, 1970

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It’s difficult to believe, but Carry On Loving was the twentieth film in the much loved series.

Starting a mere twelve years earlier, filmmaking duo Peter Rogers and Gerald Thomas had managed to crank out the films at the pace of two to three a year. 462 more words

A Lament for The Ancient Code Wrangler at Xmas

Twas the night before Christmas,
And through all WordPress house,
Not a creature was stirring,
Because they’d eaten the mouse,

The code wranglers were nestled, 133 more words

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