Lady Hamilton & Horatia Go to Prison (part 56)

The story so far: After Nelson’s death Emma Hamilton and Horatia were largely left to fend for themselves: Nelson’s brother inherited almost everything and no one seemed willing to honour the wishes of the deceased hero, even if she continued to harbour hopes. Therefore her income was drastically reduced, but this did not correspond to… Read More Lady Hamilton & Horatia Go to Prison (part 56)

Mother Jones

Mary Harris “Mother” Jones (1st August 1837 – 1930) was an Irish-born American labour organizer, schoolteacher and dressmaker,She opened a dressmaking shop in Chicago, but lost everything in the great fire of 1871. Four years earlier she had already lost her entire family: her husband and four children had all died of yellow fever. After… Read More Mother Jones


“A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.”~ William James ~ American philosopher, and psychologist 1842-1910 “Education is a good thing generally, but most folks educate their prejudices.”~ Josh Billings ~ American humourist “Prejudice assumes the garb of reason, but the cheat is too thin.”~ Josh Billings ~… Read More Prejudices

Tony Kushner

Anthony Robert Kushner (born 16 July 1956)  – American playwright and screenwriter.   💎 “Every student needs someone who says, simply, “You mean something. You count.” 💎 “You’ll find, my friend, that what you love will take you places you never dreamed you’d go.” 💎 “In this world, there is a kind of painful progress.… Read More Tony Kushner