PLUNDER OF THE SOVIET HIGH COMMAND. PLUNDERING DEFEATED GERMANY a series of four investigations into the Soviet pillage of defeated Germany. Follow us to make sure you don’t miss this or other breaking stories. Read Part I, Part II and Part III.
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 65 book titles.
Samuel Plimsoll (1824 – 1898) was an English politician and social reformer. He is best remembered for having devised the Plimsoll line. This is a painted watermark on a ship’s hull indicating the ship’s maximum safe draught. If the weight of a loaded cargo pressed the vessel’s hull down beyond the watermark it was forbidden to leave port and would not be insured against its loss.
The new coronavirus is real. The response to the coronavirus is politically hyped. And in time, this hype will be revealed as politically a hoax.
What exactly are these holidays, and when do we celebrate them?
It appears that so many people want to cancel their TV licenses in Britain that the BBC notorious for its bias cannot cope with the outflow. However, some critics suggest the broadcaster is deliberately hampering the process.
Writers usually have their favorite writing spots, a small, secluded space, sparsely furnished, where creativity flows unimpeded. The chosen environment is typically distraction-free, like the library, a hotel room, inside a car, or even a prison cell.
Have you ever heard of the Great Barrington Declaration? It is a petition that claims that ‘current lockdown policies on Covid is producing devastating effects on short and long-term public health.’
Suicide and drug overdoses are killing more young people than COVID-19 as the two pre-existing epidemics have been worsened by the coronavirus pandemic, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Robert Redfield warns.
A Conservative Member of Parliament has said she very much hopes that businesses offering to feed hungry children for free ‘will not be seeking any further government support’, as the row over free school meals continues.
Founded in 1970, the award-winning Weald & Downland Living Museum is a leading museum of historic buildings in England, covering 40 acres in the South Downs National Park in West Sussex. It includes over 50 historic buildings dating from 950AD to the nineteenth centuries, re-erected from their original sites in south east England, together with period gardens, traditional farm animals and a mill pond.