Introduction By the 1860s it had become obvious that the days of the muzzle loading firearm were numbered and that any government that failed to re-arm its troops with breechloaders would quickly be left behind [more…]
Governments rarely set out to take responsibility for every single issue, but that usually happens anyway. As a result there is a growing expectation by citizens that, whatever the problem, it is the government’s job [more…]
The Mission and Military Campaign At the end of spring in 1876, the Lakota and Cheyenne Plains Indians held a long-standing ceremonial tradition known as the Sun Dance. This was an important religious and spiritual [more…]
July 15th, 1809. After our success at Carlton House it would be tempting to expect offers from impresarios of the leading London theatres eager to stage our performance. But we have been – bears and [more…]
Tommy Robinson’s documentary on being stitched up by Panorama and Hope not Hate. Updated. Documentary below.
First correct entry out of ‘the hat’ wins a pair of GP coasters. Email entries to me by 6.00 pm tomorrow subject ‘Crossword’. Contact here on email Last weeks’ winners. 52 James Dalton, 53 JH, [more…]