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August 9, 1870

Trying not to get bothered by the Patriarchy of Victorian London is nearly impossible. It’s everywhere, every turn, every corner of London is male run. 451 more words

Chalres Dickins

May 24 in history

15 BC  Germanicus Julius Caesar, Roman commander, was born (d. 19).

1218 The Fifth Crusade left Acre for Egypt.

1276  Magnus Ladulås was crowned King of Sweden in Uppsala Cathedral. 858 more words


Happy Victoria Day

Today, May 22nd 2017, is Victoria Day in Canada.  I want to wish every Canadian a very happy and safe Victoria Day.

Today marks the celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first monarch, … 141 more words


Victoria Day

Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and Empress of India, died in 1901 – but Canadians still celebrate her birthday every year. 186 more words



These are a couple of pictures I took on the bus tour round Kuala Lumpur.

It appeared a well ordered city and the people were friendly. 420 more words

Book Guide to Queen Victoria

Today is Victoria Day in Canada! For anyone who doesn’t know, Victoria Day is the third Monday in May and is a public holiday (woo-hoo long weekends!). 513 more words