Monthly Archives: October 2021

Phoebe Hessel – The Stepney Amazon who fought for King and Country.

I always enjoy writing about lesser known female figures in history, so often their tales are incredible and inspiring and at this time of year I often think of Women and The Great War. These days ladies can not only serve … Continue reading

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The Railway Queen who met Stalin

From the end of WW1 to the early 1980s the likes of cotton mills, coal mines and railways crowned girls and young women Queens of their industries in a PR effort to distract from worker dissatisfaction and trade union disputes, … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Diary 80 – I’ve survived Covid19!

I’d just like to say thank-you for all the messages and emails I’ve received this last few weeks and with any luck I can say I just about made it through Covid 19. I still have the famous Covid cough … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes with No Time To Die – James Bond

As I mentioned in my No Time To Die film review post, I do a James Bond Tour in London and whilst I was meeting tourists for a Winston Churchill and War Rooms Walking Tour, I noticed that the street … Continue reading

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No Time To Die – James Bond Movie Review

This review does contain some unusually massive spoilers for the new James Bond film, please consider yourselves warned or as Q would say…. pay attention 007! It’s interesting that this is the first James Bond film where in the famous … Continue reading

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