Monthly Archives: November, 2014

Doctor Who – Earthshock

I’ve recently watched the classic Doctor Who episode Earthshock which begins with Paleantologist Professor Kyle sending a group of explorers into a cave system to look for fossils, who are all clobbered by something mysterious. Meanwhile the TARDIS arrives on Earth in its future an lands nearby and the Doctor (Peter Davison) and, Adric (Matthew …

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Evel Knievel

American motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel Sadly died of pulmonary disease on November 30th, 2007 in Clearwater, Florida, aged 69. According to the obituary in The Times Newspaper , Knievel was one of the greatest American icons of the 1970s and was inducted into the Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 1999. Born Robert Craig Knievel in …

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Oscar Wilde

Irish writer and poet Oscar Wilde Sadly died destitute in Paris at the age of forty-six on 30th November 1900. Born 16 October 1854. He became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his epigrams and plays, and the circumstances of his imprisonment which was followed by …

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Jonathan Swift

Satirist, essayist, poet and cleric Jonathan Swift was born 30 November 1667. He is remembered for works such as Gulliver’s Travels, A Modest Proposal, A Journal to Stella, Drapier’s Letters, The Battle of the Books, An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity, and A Tale of a Tub. Swift’s family had several interesting literary connections: His grandmother, …

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St.Andrew’s Day

Saint Andrew ‘s Day  (Saunt Andra’s Day, Scottish Gaelic: Latha Naomh Anndra) takes place annually on November 30. St.Andrew (Greek: manly, brave, from ἀνδρεία, Andreia, “manhood, valour”),is the patron saint of Scotland and is also the patron saint of Greece, Romania, Russia, Ukraine Barbados, Scotland, Ukraine, Russia, Romania, Patras in Greece, Amalfi in Italy, Luqa …

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LNER 4472 Flying Scotsman

On November 30 1934 The LNER Class A3 Pacific steam locomotive No. 4472 Flying Scotsman became the first Steam Locomotive to officially exceed 100mph. The Flying Scotsman was built in 1923 for the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) at Doncaster Works to a design of H.N. Gresley. It was employed on long-distance express trains …

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Jurassic World

I would like to see Jurassic World when it comes out in2015. It is directed and Written by Colin Trevorrow co-written by Derek Connolly, with Patrick Crowley and Frank Marshall producing and Steven Spielberg, is executive producer. The film stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, B.D.Wong and Vincent D’Onofrio. The film is set Twenty-two years …

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George Harrison

Best known for being the lead Guitarist in The Beatles, theEnglish musician, singer and songwriter George Harrison sadly died on 29 November 2001, aged 58, from lung cancer. Born 25 February 1943. He achieved international fame with The Beatles and later had a successful solo career. Although John Lennon and Paul McCartney were the band’s primary songwriters, …

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C.S.Lewis

Irish novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, and Christian apologist C. S. Lewis was born on 29th November 1898 in Belfast, Ireland. He is known for both his fictional work, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy and his non-fiction, such as Mere Christianity, Miracles, and The …

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Louisa May Alcott

American novelist Louisa May Alcott was born November 29, 1832.She is best known as the author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo’s Boys.Raised by her transcendentalist parents, Abigail May Alcott and Amos Bronson Alcott in New England she grew up among many of the well-known intellectuals of the day …

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