Showing posts from March, 2020

Carly Simon: It Keeps You Runnin'

Hungary's Draconian Response to the Coronavirus

Jules Verne's From the Earth to the Moon and Around the Moon

Rise in Coronavirus Cases in Germany

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Alexander II

How to Police a Lockdown

Trump Says US in Good Place to Meet Peak

Italy Extends Lockdown to Easter Sunday, But There is Cause for Hope

Thought for the Day MCCCXV

The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour

World's Oldest Man Reaches 112

Peter Kreeft's Between Heaven and Hell

On This Day in History: The Murder of Airey Neave

Dominic Cummings Self Isolates After Developing Coronavirus Symptoms

Sophie Trudeau Recovers, But Justin Trudeau Remains in Isolation

Trump Extends Guidelines to End of April

Thought for the Day MCCCXIV

Ozzy Osbourne ft Elton John: Ordinary Man

France and the Sahel

Around the World in 80 Days

The Fellowship of the Ring

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Brian Boru

Johnson: Things Will Get Worse Before Getting Better

Trump Decides Against New York Quarantine

Global Coronavirus Death Toll Reaches 30,000

Thought for the Day MCCCXIII

Neil Sedaka: Laughter in the Rain

Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

On This Day in History: Labour Government Loses No Confidence Motion by One Vote

Ireland Now Has Similar Lockdown Measures as UK

Liberal Democrats Suspend leadership Campaign By a Year

Trump. The Incompetent Bully in a Global Crisis

The Messages on the Matterhorn

Wuhan Partly Re-Opens

Thought for the Day MCCCXII

Prime Minister Tests Positive for Coronavirus

H.G. Wells' The Time Machine

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: AEthelred the Unready

Corbyn and the Coronavirus

Large Spike in Coronavirus Cases in the United States

The EU and the Coronavirus

Thought for the Day MCCCXI

Gladys Knight: Midnight Train to Georgia


On This Day in History: 1981, the Founding of the SDP

US Senate Passes Largest Economic Aid Stimulus in US History

Russian Vote on Putin Delayed

Coronavirus Deaths in Spain, Second Highest in the World

Thought for the Day MCCCX

Queen: Friends Will Be Friends

Patrick Troughton's Centenary

Betjeman's Poetry

Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Dafydd ap Gruffydd, the last Independent Prince of Wales

Parliament to Close Tonight

Trump Plans in Hope Pandemic Will be Over by Easter

Thought for the Day MCCCIX

Philharmonia Orchestra: Elgar's Enigma Variations Theme

Olympics Postponed to 2021

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

On This Day in History: 1603. The Uniting of England and Scotland

Germany Assessing Economic Cost of the Coronavirus

United States Government With Mixed Views About How to Deal With the Coronavirus

Priest in Italy Who Gave Respirator to a Young Paitent, Dies

Thought for the Day MCCCVIII

Queen: Let Me Live

UK in Lockdown

Ian Lavery and "A Great Oppurtunity"

A Tale of Two Cities

The Nixon Interviews

Postpone the Olympics

The Selfish People of Britain, Known as Covidiots

Thought for the Day MCCCVII

Carly Simon: The Right Thing to Do

Fandom Corner: My favourite Doctor

Review of Volume 1 of Kenneth Rose's Diaries "Who's In Who's Out"

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Áed

Parisian Diary

Stricter Measures Put Forward in Italian Region

Thought for the Day MCCCVI

Kenny Rogers: Coward of the County

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Áed Findliath

Unions Alert to the Need for Help for Self Employed

World Health Organisation Warns Not Everyone Is Invincible Regarding Coronavirus

Thought for the Day MCCCV

C.S. Lewis's Space Trilogy

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: AElfweard

Some US Senators Accused of "Insider Trading"

California Issues "Stay at Home" Order

Coronavirus Deaths Pass 10,000

Thought for the Day MCCCIV

Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra: Beethoven's 3rd Symphony

The Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration 1900-1922

Queen Addresses Nation Regarding Coronavirus

Trump Puts US On "War Footing"

Coronavirus Deaths Yesterday in Italy, 475

Thought for the Day MCCCIII

Buddy Holly and the Royal Philharmoinc Orchestra: Maybe Baby

Shakespeare's Henry V. Why It Is My Favourite of his History Plays

Mars Hill Update

Biden Scores Primary Hat-trick

European Union Seals Borders

Thought for the Day MCCCII

Johnny Cash: Danny Boy

Germany Closes It's Borders

Coronavirus and Mental Health