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UK Surrenders to the Germans...at last! 22/9/17

It didn’t happen before 1871 when Germany, a nation of small principalities, became a nation state.

It didn’t happen in 1914 when Germany went into an expansionist phase and started a war. 599 more words

General

Sydney Fashion Week

Exchange in Australia

Since I was little I have always dreamed of participating as an audience in a runway show. I got the opportunity when I curiously google Sydney Fashion Week and found out it was called, Mercedes-Benz fashion week, and tickets were on sale!! 349 more words

Exchange

Ask me no questions and...

Conservatives don’t
like being asked questions –
they have no answers.

Poetry

Cover to "Weird Tales," W. H. Silvey, May 1954

“Song in the Thicket” by Manly Banister.  Cover art by W. H. Silvey.

Yes, “Manly Banister” is indeed the author’s name.  He appears to have had several, so it’s a good bet this was a nom de plume.   25 more words

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice (May 5)

Above:  Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice

Image in the Public Domain

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BLESSED EDMUND IGNATIUS RICE (JUNE 1, 1762-AUGUST 29, 1844)

Founder of the Institute of the Brothers of Christian Schools of Ireland and the Congregation of Presentation Brothers… 447 more words

Saints Of The 1840s

Feast of Blessed Jean-Martin Moye (May 4)

Above:  Blessed Jean-Martin Moyë 

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BLESSED JEAN-MARTIN MOYË (JANUARY 27, 1730-MAY 4, 1783)

Roman Catholic Priest, Missionary to China, and Founder of the Sisters of Divine Providence and the Christian Virgins… 369 more words

Saints Of The 1780s