Category Archive: History Challenge

JOI and the King! (Cosmic Poetry)

And so I wrote,* “.. the hand of the unseen conductor waved them onward into the vibrating strings of a solar wind and I cried out, “Yes!  The whole cosmos is a grand opus!  Let… Continue reading

A dream of the highlands and monochrome madness (Curves)

I’m always rushing to catch up these days with everything happening at once, so I will combine two posts in one! “Where danced the moon on Monan’s Rill” It is a breathtaking road… Continue reading

Ed Mooney’s History Challenge week 19- Culloden

Ed Mooney’s great history challenges are on Wednesdays of each week. All are welcome to join! For the challenge I am  resurrecting a piece I had written as an added page to a previous… Continue reading

Pére Lachaise- History Challenge

  Ed Mooney’s History Challenge– week 15 -The Famous Graves of Pere Lachaise  ( and history of a more recent century)- Pére Lachaise Cemetery was established in 1804 and was named for the… Continue reading

Skara Brae and the Maeshowe Tomb

For Ed Mooney’s great History Challenge on Wednesday- In the winter of 1850 a wild North Sea storm uncovered Neolithic ruins at Skaill Bay on the Orkney Islands of Scotland.  Further excavations and study determined that… Continue reading

A Remembrance Day Story (“The Great War”)

and a prayer for peace! As the media pay tribute to the Great War’s 100th anniversary 1914-1919 and Canada’s great sacrifice at Ypres, the Somme and Vimy Ridge here is a story from… Continue reading

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