Tag: 20th Century

Past and Present: Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, Australia.

Past In the 1920’s Flinders Street Station claimed to be the world’s busiest train station. To be able to boast such a […]

Albert Einstein: The genius of general relativity and the father of modern physics.

Why is it that Albert Einstein, a theoretical physicist, is one of the most recognized and beloved individuals of the […]

Some thoughts on Srebrenica 20 years on: the massacre the UN and Europe failed to stop and the end of the Bosnian war.

Please note that this article contains sensitive images of the Srebrenica massacre that may be upsetting to some readers. In […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Diane, Princess of Wales and Jane McGarth

Diana, Princess of Wales Let me start by telling you the reader I am not a royalist. In 1981, when […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Hillary Clinton and Averil Cameron

Hillary Clinton You can say what you like about the Clintons. Depending on what side of the political fence you […]

The Iron Curtain Revisited. (The speech that began the Cold War?)

At the end of the Second World War, it is accepted that much of the western populace regarded the Soviet […]