Building Blocks of History 29th March

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 29th March in years gone by.

In 239 BC Halley’s comet came closest to the sun on its first recorded passage.

In 1827 10,000 mourners paid their respects at Beethoven’s funeral.

In 1871 Queen Victoria opened the Royal Albert Hall.

In 2016 we visited the Triangular Lodge.

Celestial music

Astronomical wonders

Inspiring brilliance.

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Marie

 

Building Blocks of History 22nd March

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 22nd March in years gone by.

In 1765 the British Parliament passed the Stamp Act.

In 1774 Tom Thumb’s Song Book was published.

In 1930 Stephen Sondheim was born.

In 2013 we woke up to an unusual covering of snow,

Early spring aubades

Tinkle in morning breezes

Frozen deep in time.

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Marie

Building Blocks of History 15th March

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 15th March in years gone by.

In 44 BC Julius Caesar was assassinated.

1493 Christopher Columbus returned to Spain after his first voyage to the New World.

In 1994 a rainbow was visible for 6 hours in Wetherby, North Yorkshire.

In 2015 we explored Kirby Hall, Northamptonshire.

 

Following rainbows

Creating world history

Giving people hope.

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Marie

Building Blocks of History 8th March

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 8th March in years gone by.

 

In 1910 the Baroness Raymonde de Laroche became the first woman to receive a pilot’s licence.

In 1917 the Russian Revolution began.

In 1952 my dad celebrated his 16th birthday.

In 2001 the wreck of Donald Campbell’s, Bluebird, was raised from the bottom of Coniston Water.

Poised on the brink of

Life’s astonishing story.

Distant memories.

 

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Marie

Building Blocks of History 1st March

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 1st March in years gone by.

Between 46 BC & 1582 AD today was the start of the first month of the year.

In 1784 the first cookery school was opened in Britain by E. Kidner.

In 1966 the space probe Venus III crash landed on Venus – the first craft to arrive on another planet.

In 2016 we met these beautiful horse when out walking.

First overtures of

Friendship extended to our

Galactic neighbour.

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Marie

 

Building Blocks of History 22nd February

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 22nd February in years gone by.

In 1732 George Washington was born.

In 1797 last time the British mainland was invaded.

1997 Scottish scientist announce they have cloned a sheep.

In 2016 I spent the day shopping at Camden Lock.

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Marie

 

Building Blocks of History 15th February

Things happen every day, big and small. Together they make our family history, our local history, our country’s history and sometimes they become part of global history.

All of these things happened on 15th February in years gone by.

In 1564 Galileo Galilei was born.

In 1903 the first teddy-bear went on sale in the US.

In 1971 Britain changed to decimal currency.

In 2014 we did an Eluminate guided tour of Cambridge.

Stars illuminate

Our lives and captivate our

Imaginations.

 

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Marie