“Rourkela. Where the hell is that? I’ve heard of Roorkee.”
“How did you even pass Geography?” My mom exclaimed.
“We didn’t have so much of Indian Geography,” I retorted. 500 more words
Ulysses S. Grant’s bust was seen as underwhelmingly smallish when first revealed in December 1896. A San Francisco Planning Commission report from 2005 on Golden Gate Park for the National Register of Historic Places said that patriots seeing the Grant monument would “feel their breasts swell with pride.” How could attitudes change so strongly that the bust was angrily pulled down in 2020? 1,096 more words
Thanks to Roger McGhee for sharing these photos of the band Lee Marvin & the Staccatos playing at the roller rink in the Sidney Hall, Weymouth. 8 more words
You may have noticed that the Dorset Echo has expanded its nostalgia coverage and on other days of the week besides Tuesdays we are featuring some fascinating pictures from the past. 8 more words