In the last post on 5 June, I offered up a first selection of Wilcockson Wills abstracts including some of their married-ins or FANs (Friends, Neighbours, Associates). More additions have now been made to the Abstracts of Wilcockson Wills document, so click on the link to discover: 1549 Robert MADDOCK yeoman of Kirk Ireton1556 Thomas […]
Following the success of The North East and Midlands Beauty Industry Awards 2018, Creative Oceanic is delighted to launch The inaugural North West Beauty Industry Awards 2019.
I love visiting the ruins of a castle or abbey. There is something hauntingly beautiful about them, small fragments of the past that have survived. Yes, there are sites like the Tower of London that survived the centuries through restoration and rebuilds, but ruins – they are the skeletons of these ancient buildings. Readers of […]
It is sadly the case that many female politicians of the twentieth century are overshadowed by the acts of Margaret Thatcher. This should not and cannot be the case with Barbara Castle. The changes she made to British law and society should not be overlooked and should instead be acknowledged. She is quite often seen […]
The Motivation of Workers: Across Generations Brandon Williams, Brian Smith, Louise Garrett-Mcfadgon, & Brett Taylor Bellevue University Group C chose the topic of how to motivate workers across generations-for examplebaby boomers vs millenials vs generation z. We wanted to gain an understanding of what research is out there on the topic so that we have a […]
1809: Brilliant Work, Moms! Abraham Lincoln, born February 12, 1809 Charles Darwin, born February 12, 1809 Felix Mendelssohn, born February 3, 1809 Edgar Allan Poe, born January 19, 1809 We are currently studying: Louis Braille, born January 4, 1809 My son and I decided to learn about Louis Braille (1809 – […]
Ace Backwords June 14, 2018 at 11:55 PM · 16 ALBUMS THAT WERE SIGNIFICANT TO ME 14.) In 1984 I wrote a novel, “JOURNEY THROUGH THE TENDERLOIN: A Pornographic Love Story” (later published by Loompanics in 1996 as a novella in one of their Greatest Hits compilations). It’s the story of this young guy who falls […]
Mary Shelley has already been hailed as a revolutionary figure in the genre, but people little know of her feminist stance, which formed the core message of her debut and most acclaimed novel.
Traditional sounds were the order of the day when The Eagle Jazz Band appeared on the final day of Lichfield’s Blues and Jazz Festival.
The build-up to the championship season begins next Thursday as the fixtures are released. Already the summer transfer window is dominating the discussion among supporters. Bristol have now come up with a selection of fans – and a few journalists – from all 24 clubs have been saying on social media. Barnsley Rich: If this […]
The summer transfer window is still in its infancy, but football fans have never been known for their patience and it's all about who, when and how much is playing in the league. Only a handful of deals have been completed in the championship, but the rumor mill is in full swing and here's a […]
Fiona MacCarthy's new biography of Walter Gropius examines the many sides of the man behind the Bauhaus movement. Photo: Helen Mellor IIn 1934 Walter Gropius and his second wife Ise were driven by a friend to Stonehenge. As they drove past a series of brewers' ads – "They're entering the strong country now"; "Take courage" […]
The Queen's birthday honors have been announced, along with those of Yorkshire and Humber among the many recognized artists across the country. Here is the complete list of award recipients in the region: ORDER OF ST. MICHAEL AND ST GEORGE CMG Professor Richard John Carwardine. For services in the study of American history in the […]
Thursday EveningUpton Jazz Festival 2018 2018 saw the 33rd Upton Jazz Festival and in many ways it was a return to the roots of the festival, with the gigs very much taking place in the town following feedback from the previous festival. I would imagine this was partially to give the festival a more localised […]