Category Archives: History

The Future without a License.

It has been a long journey from the Stone Age till now;  through the  Iron age to Bronze and Steel and Steam and Electricity and we have most certainly arrived at the Information Age. It’s who we are now.  It’s … Continue reading

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In other’s foot steps.

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lou Tsu. Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

. It may be me. Perhaps I am getting older and the policemen younger, but wars seem to be lasting a lot longer these days. A century ago this month, the armies of many nations across Europe marched off to … Continue reading

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From O’Connell Street to Instagram

No one is really sure on the numbers, but it was recently estimated that of all the pictures ever taken around the world over the last 200 years, fifty percent of them were shot last year. This is not so … Continue reading

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Hirst, Banksy and the Martian Invasion.

It must have happened in the middle of the night. One day it was there and next day it was not. A Banksy wall mural had been removed from the side of a commercial building in Wood Green in London … Continue reading

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Harvey is back on the Moon!

So we are back on the moon again. I say we as in the Human Race, but in fact it’s the Chinese who have landed the first craft to touch down on the lunar surface for 40 years. This mission, … Continue reading

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End of an Era

Of course, it was on the cards.  He was a very, very old man who had spent the best years of his life in political prison.   I remember that bright and hopeful day in February, 1990 when Mandela walked out … Continue reading

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The King’s time to Mumbai

They call it Brunel’s Billiard table. They do so, because across the entire 110 miles of the Great Western Railway line running between London and Bristol, there is a drop in gradient of only one foot – making it so … Continue reading

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As We Set Sail

NASA has anounced today that the space probe Voyager 1 has actualy left the solar system and is now in interstella space. Therefore, I have re-blogged this story. I have new readers who have not seen it, to those who … Continue reading

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The Moon’s a Balloon

Now I love a good conspiracy theory. We’ve heard them all, from George Washington and his “all seeing eye and Pyramid on the US Dollar – proof he was a member of the secret “Illuminate” sect, Area 51 and flying … Continue reading

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