Category Archives: England

Foamhenge

Stonehenge in Wilshire England has existed as a solar calendar for over 10,000 years. The current stone structures were erected around 5000 years ago. Access to the monoliths was restricted by the English Heritage Commission in 1977, although I can recall visiting the epic steles with a British friend in the 1990s. Few tourists were […]

Osama’s Brother

Back in 1984 I was visiting friends in London. Vonelli was living behind Harrods. A small studio in which Eric Burdon of the Animals’ wrote SAN FRANCISCO NIGHTS. This landlady was from America. Her daughter was a beauty. Her boyfriend was a Saudi pilot. he bought us champagne. Crystal not Moet. His girlfriend introduced him […]

Not Without A Fight

New England rejected British rule in 1775. Not everyone wanted independence, but after the April 18th firefights of Lexington and Concord coupled with disastrous retreat to Boston His King’s generals should have realized they have a fight on their hands/. Unfortunately for their troops and officer corps the royal generals decided to send 6000 soldiers […]

Up The Monarchy

Last week Britain voted on whether to exit or remain in the European Union. The Exiters won the referendum by 5% on the strength of Old England’s disdain for Europe, for as the well-worn adage says, “Asia begins at the Channel.” The Royals have stayed out of the fray. Queen Elizabeth has said nothing nor […]

Bojo Sleeps In The Rough

Boris Johnson the Mayor of London has called for the removal of anti-homeless spikes in upscale neighborhoods. He may be a tory, but Bojo is no Dodgy David Cameron