A toilet was going to be built by remains of King

In the UK, they have discovered the remains of the last English King who died in battle. English slang for a ‘poo’ is ‘Richard the Third’ …’turd’. Put in the context, “I’m going for a Richard”. But funnily enough, the reason the car park (where Richard the 3rd’s remains were discovered) was being dug up, … [Read the full story]

A touch of Australian history

This is an Australian story, but it starts in Spain. Two young, well educated men lived in Spain six hundred years ago. Francis and Ignatius were very pious and holy men. Ignatius went on to be a saint and started the most famous order of Christians. But our story is about Francis. He always wanted … [Read the full story]

Is the 21st December 2012 Armageddon Day?

Predictions for the end of the world on the 21st of December 2012 are to a historian really unlikely. We base our predictions on the past and what is likely to happen again. Looking at the current news and the red line policy for the middle east, shows similarities with the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. … [Read the full story]

Gay marriage may be bad for future eventualities

I was intrigued by the news this week when the view was introduced, that Gay marriage spelled disaster for Australia. In 1962 the gay population was generally a small percentage of the adult voting minority. Now fifty years later the percentage increase is enormous. If the increase in growth was to be sustained, we could … [Read the full story]

Can history repeat itself?

It is exactly eleven years ago when the twin towers in New York were subjected to a dreadful terrorist attack and 9/11 will always be remembered as the day the world mourned the wickedness in man. It will also be remembered as a day the world changed its apathy to terrorists in many countries. Northern … [Read the full story]

Why so many disasters…did we anger the Gods?

It seems today we have more and more terrible disasters occurring every day. Yes, TV live coverage shows us more of life and death today than ever before and history in the past was recalled usually by story-telling or eye witness accounts. Either could be open to questions of accuracy. But given modern technology, don’t … [Read the full story]

Whose fault is it?

After years of study and living history of the past hundred years, I have finally worked out why we are in such a bad way. The Second World War was a time of bombing and destruction and terrible loss of human life. Did we learn anything from two world wars? Well, we learned to keep … [Read the full story]

Who REALLY wrote the Bible?

Many of the most asked questions about The Bible have been researched by the most learned theologians in the centuries from BC up until today. I  started to compile a list of the most obvious questions but quickly became side tracked by the beliefs of the various differing religions. For example, who was John the … [Read the full story]

If only Adolf Hitler had gone to art-college…

Adolf Hitler, the greatest/worst dictator the world ever produced. Hitler, who killed more than 100 thousand Jews and thousands of Africans. Hitler persecuted Jews…but history is full of surprises, “Hitler was a Jew”. The recent research proves Adolf Hitler was a Jew and an African, His group of gene (type haplogroup E1b1b) was rare in Germany … [Read the full story]

Hitler would have been nicer as a lady…maybe

This had to be the most ridiculous wartime plan of all time.  It stood as much chance of success as Captain Blackadder’s attempt to avoid battle by sticking two pencils up his nose, putting underpants on his head and claiming to be from the planet Wibble. With no end to the Second World War in … [Read the full story]

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