Showing posts from June, 2020

Paul McCartney: Too Much Rain

Beau Geste

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Muirchertach Ua Briain

Reports State Trump Was Briefed on Bounties Earlier Than Was Thought to be the Case

Leicester Tightens Lockdown

Arizona Increases Lockdown

Belgian King Expresses "Deepest Regrets" to DR Congo Over Colonial Past Abuses

Thought for the Day MCDVI

Carly Simon: Nobody Does It Better

US Presidents: William Henry Harrison

Jane Eyre

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Edward VI

The Immigrants Trump Rejects Will Go To Canada

Mississippi Moves Towards Dropping Confederate Image From Flag

Texas Governor: Covid Cases in Texas have Taken "Swift and Very Dangerous Turn"

Macron Does Poorly in French Local Elections

Polish Presidential Election Likely to go to Second Round

Thought for the Day MCDV

The Fortunes: Storm in a Teacup

The Prisoner of Zenda

Six Arrested Over Theft of Banksy Artwork

On This Day in History: 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his Wife, Shot Dead in Sarajevo

UK Top Civil Servant Forced to Resign

The Rolling Stones to Trump: Stop Using Our Songs at Campaign Rallies

Trump and the "White Power" Incident

Florida and Texas Reverse Reopening

Election Day in Poland

Thought for the Day MCDIV

The Rolling Stones: Living in a Ghost Town

Russia Is Alleged to Have Put a Bounty on UK Troops as Well as US Troops

The Story of the Treasure Seekers

On This Day in History 1743, George II Becomes the Last British Monarch to Lead Troops Into Battle

Trump and Statues

"US Has Serious Problem" with Coronavirus - Anthony Fauci

Mícheál Martin to Become Taoiseach and lead Historic Coalition

Thought for the Day MCDIII

Paul McCartney: English Tea

My Thirty Second (Or So) Bond Film Reviews

The Last Place on Earth

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Duncan II

Sir Keir Starmer to Meet With Hard Left Campaign Group Regarding Rebecca Long-Bailey

Trump and Mount Rushmore

US House of Representatives Pass "George Floyd" Police Reform Bill

Ireland About to Face Historic Coalition

Resurgence of Coronavirus in Europe Cause World Health Organisation Alarm

Thought for the Day MCDII

Paul McCartney: Friends To Go

The Crowding at Bournemouth Beach During a Covid Epidemic

The Sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey

US Presidents: Martin Van Buren

Gulliver's Travels

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Muirchertach Mac Lochlainn

No 10 Says Jenrick/Desmond Case is Closed

US Court Rules in Favour of Michael Flynn

EU Considers Barring Brazil, Russia, and US From Travel list

Thought for the Day MCDI

ABBA: Angeleyes

The Poetry of George Herbert

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Edward II

Robert Jenrick, Richard Desmond, and that £1bn Property Deal

Fears of Second Wave of Coronavirus in the UK

"Disturbing surge" in Coronavirus Cases in the US

FBI Ends Noose Investigation

Second Fresh Coronavirus Outbreak in Germany

World War II Victory Parade in Moscow Going Ahead

Thought for the Day MCD

Neil Sedaka: The Immigrant

Germany Faces Fresh Lockdown After Coronavirus Outbreak

Barack Obama: The Audacity of Hope

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: David I

Seattle to End Police Free Zone

Plans to Reopen Cinemas and Museums in England From Early July

French Police Investigated Over Death of Lorry Driver

Thought for the Day MCCCXCIX

Brian Bennett: Rugby Special Theme (Holy Mackerel)

Canada's Future

US Presidents: Andrew Jackson

Shakespeare's Richard II

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Máel Sechnaill mac Máele Ruanaid

Noose Found in Bubba Wallace's Garage Stall

Biden's Running Mate?

Reading Suspect Identified

Bulgarian Tennis Player Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Thought for the Day MCCCXCVIII

The Richard Burton Diaries

On This Day in History: 1734, Slave, Marie-Joseph Angélique is Put to Death, Accused of Setting Fire to City of Montreal

France Says it Will Allow up to 5000 People to Watch Sports in Stadiums

That Trump Rally in Tulsa

Thought for the Day MCCCXCVII

Paul McCartney: English Tea

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Edward VII

22 New Cases of Coronavirus in Ireland

Spain to Allow Tourists From UK Without Quarantine

Top Federal Prosecutor Resists Attempts by Trump to Sack Him

Trump's Oklahoma Rally to go Ahead

Thought for the Day MCCCXCVI

Benny Andersson: I Let The Music Speak

The Prime Minister: The Office and it's Holders Since 1945

US Presidents: John Quincy Adams

Kings and Queens of the British Isles: Duncan I

Dominic Raab and "Taking the Knee"

Why Are We Venerating Ken Loach?

Report on Labour Defeat "Dysfunctional and Toxic Culture"

Today is Juneteenth

Jean Kennedy Smith, the Last of JFK's Siblings, Dies at 92

Supreme Court Blocks Trump's Bid to end Immigration Policy from Obama Era

Germany Accuses Russia of Being Behind a Murder in Berlin