So Farewell then, Harry Patch

Breaking news is that Harry Patch, the very Last Tommy, is dead.  Only a week after Henry Allingham died, he’s gone too.  In response to Henry’s passing, I went and ordered a few of their books from Amazon.  Because of the time lag, I haven’t even read them yet, so when I do, it will… Continue reading So Farewell then, Harry Patch

What’s So Special About July 16th?

Crikey! I Never Realised! Maybe certain days have relevance above their station and mere numerical nomenclature?  Who knows.  So read on.  See what happened today! 622 AD  – The Hijra of Muhammad Muhammad runs away from Mecca to escape persecution.  From this point forward, huge swathes of the globe took up Islam, Islamic empires spread… Continue reading What’s So Special About July 16th?