Thatcher’s Statue

Margaret Thatcher Stopped by to see the statue of Margaret Thatcher in Grantham, daubed with red paint as a protest about her political legacy . Also met two young Lithuanians who admire her part in setting free their country and the rest of eastern Europe from the Soviet Empire. Different eyes – different views! See … Read more

The Amazing Royal Roses Women

Annals Brittanica reveals something of the ambitions and fates of powerful women who influenced the political and dynastic events of the War of the Roses. A more complete survey of their lives is given here and the novels of Philippa Gregory cover some of the same era. Two French Queens Catherine of Valois (1401-37) was … Read more

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