They’re the men who show up without being asked, who stay up even when they’re exhausted; the men who put the seat back down when they’re finished.
Liverpool born poet and writer Michael Walsh traces his Liverpool roots back to 1865. This was the year his Irish great-grandmother arrived in the Second City of Empire. His parents were born at the turn of what was to become the most tumultuous century in history. Michael's father, Patrick, fought in three major conflicts before reaching his fortieth birthday. His mother, Kathleen, was a former nun turned gun-running renegade.
On leaving school at 15 years of age, Michael spent 12 weeks at the Merchant Navy School for Sailors in Sharpness, Gloucestershire. During his years at sea, he was to visit and work in over 60 countries.
The journalist and broadcaster since provided articles and columns for numerous magazines and international news media. In 2011 he was awarded Writer of the Year by the publishers of Euro Weekly News, Europe's highest-circulation newspaper of its kind. He has authored, edited and ghosted over 70 book titles.
A large body of Austrian nationalists dismissed as ‘a group’ by mainstream media, held an impressive rally in Vienna, condemning recent Islamic terror attacks and urging the government to act against Islamist radicals. They were met by counter-protesters and media journalists, who condemned the activists as ‘Nazis’.
A DOTING dad has built an incredible Harry Potter-themed “street” inside their family home at Windsor in Berkshire for his daughter’s sixth birthday.
‘It is no longer a struggle between left and right. It is a struggle between nationalism and globalism.’ ~ Marine Le Pen,
High society circles in St. Petersburg in the late 19th century were fascinated with seances and efforts to contact the dead. There was one problem, however. This macabre movement in fact had started as a prank by two young charlatans in the U.S. The fraudulent nature of this pseudo-science, however, didn’t stop educated and powerful Russians from indulging in what is known as ‘Spiritualism’.
Britain’s State Police intervened as demonstrators wearing Guy Fawkes masks gathered in central London for the annual Million Mask March against capitalism in violation of the nationwide coronavirus lockdown, which kicked in on Thursday.
I make no apologies for spurning the pomp and pageantry that bull-horns its way through Remembrance Sunday held at thousands of cenotaphs. There is much about war that knows no political or national boundaries. War is a monument to human frailty and duplicity, profiteering, individual acts of heroism and stupidity, but not strength.
Hungary and Poland are in the crosshairs of EU unelected commissioners over their position on open societies, mass immigration and multiculturalism.
Fabulous Neuschwanstein: How the King of Bavaria dedicated the castle to Wagner and inspired Disney.
We are accustomed to believe that kings erected fabulous castles for their lovers, favourites or wives. However, Neuschwanstein Castle, perhaps the most famous castle in Germany, featured on the screensaver of Disney cartoons, was dedicated by the last Bavarian King Ludwig to the great composer Richard Wagner.
The Spanish Civil War raged between 1936 and 1939. The Spanish conflict, rather than the Reich’s pre-emptive strike on threatening Poland, is said to have sparked World War II.