Here’s a poem reminding us all that on Election Day we all have great power in our hands.
On this day in 1927 Duke Ellington and his Orchestra opened in The Cotton Club, here is one of his songs for you to enjoy.
On Monday Ken and I went up the Bealach Na Ba in our Motor Home. Here is a poem written by Michael McDermott.
On this day in 1958 Boris Pasternak won the Nobel Prize for Literature, here is his poem “A Dream”.
Another fine offering from Paul Colvin
On this day in 1859 a geomagnetic storm causes the Aurora Borealis to shine so brightly that it is seen clearly over parts of USA, Europe, and even as far afield as Japan.
On 25 August, in 1330, Sir James Douglas, known as “The Black Douglas“, The Good Sir James, hero of the Scottish Wars of Independence, died.
Here is a beautiful poem about eyes to mark the date of the opening of the first eye hospital in US, with a little added info about the first one in the UK
On July 14th 1910 William Hanna was born. William Hanna formed a partnership with Joseph Barbera in 1957 after they had created “Tom and Jerry” (1940). They became the first animation studio to successfully […]
Tomorrow Thursday 20th June is the UK National Clean Air Day. Here we are featuring a poem “In Praise of Air”