Category: Culture

Today in History: Lascaux Cave Art Discovery.

Seventy-eight years ago today, on September 12th, 1940, only just fifteen miles away from the town Montignac, in southwest France, […]

Historic Photo: Pope John Paul II embraces AIDS sufferer.

The AIDS pandemic in the mid 1980’s created out-and-out fear in communities around the world. Reaching out to those who […]

The Song That Saved America: Composer Trevor Kowalski on “The Battle Cry of Freedom”.

We are thrilled to have Trevor Kowalski, an American composer, pianist, arranger and songwriter, here today to talk about one of […]

A symbol of medieval madness: The Salem Witch Trials.

A horrible incident of foul gossip in 1692 resulted in twenty people being executed and more than two hundred people […]

If Bogie weren’t an actor, he might have cut it as a professional chess aficionado!

Humphrey Bogart is one of the silver screen’s classic icons. Regarded by many as the best screen actor of all […]

Peace in Ireland?: The Good Friday Agreement.

The twentieth century saw some of the worst political violence in Northern Ireland, between 1969 and 1999, where almost some […]

Madness, hysteria, panic and Orson Welles’ The War of the Worlds.

In the first half of the twentieth century, the radio ruled the air waves in homes around the world. An […]

Will the real Lady Godiva please raise your hand?

Did the real Lady Godiva actually ride through Coventry naked is a question that we have all been asking for […]

My unashamed admiration for Hana Mandlikova.

In the early to mid eighties when I was a kid I was obsessed with tennis. The back of my […]

Karma really is a beautiful thing. Greg LeMond and his new carbon fibre venture.

Karma really is a beautiful thing! I am a true believer of what goes around comes around. A few days […]