Category Archives: British Empire

The Potato

We all love a good ‘What If’ in history don’t we? Is it true that a British sniper let Corporal Hitler off the hook during World War One? Didn’t Europe almost fall to Islam in the eighth century? Was Kyoto … Continue reading

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The Gin and Tonic

Look at the picture above. Now actually look at it and note at least three details. I imagine you have picked up the lady with the open sores of syphilis dropping her baby, the man who could be dead or … Continue reading

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