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Waterloo, as any child of the 70’s can tell you, propelled ABBA to fame. News of their Eurovision victory was beamed direct into millions of living rooms across Europe. 719 more words

Book Reviews

Second Draft: The Gazette published supplementary editions to cover Napoleon's defeat 200 years ago

This year, the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo is being marked by everything from a weekend festival of period dances here in Montreal to a massive re-enactment of that stupendous conflict on the actual battlefield outside Brussels. 639 more words

Local News

Third Annual Cycle for Angels - May 31


If you care about safe cycling in KW, come out to the third annual Cycle for Angels. Cycle for Angels is a family and kid-friendly 3 km bike ride in Uptown Waterloo to promote “sharing the road” and to remember those hurt or killed while cycling locally. 44 more words

2015 Events

Coaches Who Care: Waterloo's Christal Kent

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Before every softball game she coaches, Christal Kent reads a passage to her Waterloo players from Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book, which originally published in 1894. 805 more words


30 Days of Eurovision Challenge- Day 16

30 Days of Eurovision Challenge- Day 16

Prompt: The first ESC song that you listened to

If the prompt meant the first ESC song that I listened to in general, it would be either Waterloo (Sweden 1974) or The Voice (Ireland 1996). 316 more words


On June 18th it will be 200 years since the battle of Waterloo

On the 18th June 2015 it will be 200 years since the battle of Waterloo took place, which was fought near Brussels in Belgium. This is the setting for scenes in my novel The Lost Love of a Soldier so I want to take this chance to share some of the things which I learned while researching the story of the 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of foot which my fictional character, Paul, had a place within, to commemorate the anniversary of the battle. 513 more words

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