Category Archives: England

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

George Washington # 1

Three years ago George Washington was voted Britain’s greatest enemy commander by a poll over nearly 8000 people held by the War Museum in London, beating out IRA leader Michael Collins, Napoleon Bonaparte, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey. Washington’s posthumous victory was explained by a prominent historian, […]

THE SEASON FOR GIVING by Peter Nolan Smith

Early on the morning of December 24, 1985 Vonelli, Lizzie and I boarded a train at Gard Du Nord. I could see my breath. The winter damp had a good hold on Paris. Lizzie exhaled a thick cloud of smoke. The singer liked her Gaulloises. Lord Ventnor had invited us to spend the Christmas Holiday […]