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2002 Sun King - The Beatles (1969)

Sun King was written by John Lennon but is credited to Lennon-McCartney. It was first recorded by The Beatles during the Let It Be sessions in 1969. 99 more words


Les pèlerins du Roi Soleil

I can’t think of the last time one of my friends was organised enough to make plans with me several months ahead of time. However, not only does a certain little sod have people who are, but they happily come from all over the place to see him. 300 more words

"I don't care what you think unless it is about me"*...

Louis XIV– the Sun King– ruled France for seventy-two years, a reign during which he oversaw construction of the palace of Versaille, and consolidated political power in an unprecedented fashion.   431 more words

The History of History 13: Where’d All These Frenchmen Come From?

The warring monarchies of early modern Europe are not my specialty, compared to my European-historian peers, so I read Pierre Goubert’s Louis XIV and Twenty Million Frenchmen… 1,342 more words

Journalism & Research

1876 Albatross – Fleetwood Mac (1968)

This instrumental was written by Peter Green. The song was inspired by the 1959 Santo & Johnny song Sleep Walk and Chuck Berry’s 1957 song… 60 more words


A Visit to the Versailles Exhibition, Canberra.

Over the Christmas holidays, my family and I spent a few days in Canberra; we had arranged to visit the Versailles Exhibition. Some months previously, I had been watching Season 1 of the… 428 more words

Debbie Johansson

Witchcraft and Christmas – Different Meanings of the Same Traditions

Celebrated on the 25th of December, Christians recognise Christmas as the day that the son of God was born. An evergreen is brought into the home as a symbol of eternal life and decorated. 461 more words

Wendy Saunders