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Let's make the world a nicer place. Let's try to heal it. Let's have a festival where people can fall in love with the planet and it's occupants. Let's call that festival 'Sounds Beautiful Fest'. Let's invite hate speaker Katie Hopkins to headline. Let's fill the attendees with even...
Ian Lavender, who played Private Frank Pike in the TV series Dad's Army, has died aged 77. Ian Lavender, born on February 16, 1946, was a British actor best known for his role as Private Pike in the popular television sitcom "Dad's Army." Lavender's life and career spanned several decades,...
Following the viewing of the wonderful film One Life, starring Anthony Hopkins, about the great man Sir Nicholas Winton, we decided to delve more into the life of a hero of our time. Sir Nicholas Winton, an unsung hero of the 20th century, left an indelible mark on the pages...
As the tale of Weymouth unwinds, we find ourselves in a darkly comedic tableau, where melancholy and humour hold a crooked mirror up to despair. This is a place where hope doesn’t so much spring eternal as it occasionally trips and falls face first into the gutter, only to...
Saturday, June  All day  Tickets and information 01202 280000   www.lighthousepoole.co.uk    Having danced her way back into the UK Top Ten and to the top of the Official Dance Singles Chart, Lighthouse is delighted to announce Sophie Ellis-Bextor will headline the first ever Poole Pride on Saturday 8 June.  The kitchen disco pop siren has...
The Battle of Waterloo, fought on June 18, 1815, near the town of Waterloo in present-day Belgium, stands as one of the most significant and decisive battles in European history. It marked the culmination of the Napoleonic Wars and brought an end to the era of Napoleon Bonaparte's dominance...
Phenomenology is a philosophical approach that focuses on the study of subjective experiences and the way individuals perceive and interpret the world. Developed by philosophers like Edmund Husserl and later expanded by thinkers like Martin Heidegger and Maurice Merleau-Ponty, phenomenology seeks to understand phenomena as they appear to consciousness,...
Quick question: Who in the entire US education system is the highest paid? Answer at the end. Quick fact: Thorstein Veblen was Albert Einstein's favourite social scientist Thorstein Veblen, the greatest American thinker you probably never heard of (or forgot) Thorstein Veblen, a pioneering American economist and sociologist, revolutionised the way we perceive...
Before sunrise on the 24th February 1834 farm worker George Loveless left for work; it would be 3 years before he would be back with his wife and children again. George, and five fellow workers - James Brine, James Hammett, James Loveless, John Standfield and Thomas Standfield—were arrested, charged with...
Annie Nightingale, a pioneering force in the world of broadcasting, left an indelible mark on the industry as Radio 1's first female DJ. Her remarkable career, spanning over six decades, is a testament to her enduring passion for music, fearless spirit, and relentless dedication to breaking down gender barriers....