Presidential Inauguration

I don't propose to comment on the suitability or otherwise of any candidate for the Presidency. I'm not an American registered voter and when I visit the USA (which I do frequently and with great pleasure) I do so as a guest - meaning that it would be absolutely inappropriate for me to express any such views. …

“I was strolling on the moon one day…”

How quickly we became blasé about space exploration. I admired the courage of NASA and the Astronauts when I was young, and still do, so I was saddened to read of the passing of Gene Cernan. He even found time to join his fellow Apollo 17 astronaut Jack Schmitt in singing while  moonwalking - Michael Jackson, watch …

Martin Luther King Day

Each year, on the third Monday in January there is a Federal National Holiday in the USA to celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. - the first national holiday to honor an individual black American. This remarkable man, a Baptist Minister, was the primary civil rights spokesman for the campaign of non-violent activism that …

Things You Never Knew… about St. Pancras Station

via 7 Weird Facts About St Pancras Station | Londonist