Tag Archives: 20th Century

19 years since the death of Princess Diana

Today is the 19th anniversary of the death of the late Princess Diana, in Paris. How time flies I remember where I was when I found out, it as a weekend morning, a Sunday I think and both my parents … Continue reading

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Ticking something off my Bucket list: Seeing Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap

I must confess here and how that I am a fully signed up member of Agatha Christies Fan Club. This is a woman who created the one and only fantastic Hercule Poirot and the marvellous Miss Marple! What’s not to … Continue reading

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The 166th Anniversary of the Publication of The Communist Manifesto

All history and politics students have at some point through their academic career had to read or attempt to read The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Thanks for that gents.   On the 24th February 1848, a … Continue reading

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Review of The Butler

I will admit that the original reason for going to see The Butler was that Alan The God Rickman was one of the stars. However by the time that he appeared on screen the other characters and the intertwining stories … Continue reading

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Dr Marie Stopes; A Truly Remarkable Woman

They say that all genius’ are complex people both emotionally and in their personalities. When it comes to the woman behind who bore the name Marie Stopes nothing truer could be said. I have just finished reading her biography; Marie … Continue reading

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