This is Trench Warfare. Photo taken by an official British Photographer during WWI, c.1917


1939- British soldier takes tea to comrades working to repair banks of River Ravensbourne which flooded south London.

“Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents and everyone is writing a book.”

Cicero, circa 43 BC

Recency illusion is the belief or impression that something is of recent origin when it is in fact long-established.”

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Asher Brown Durand - The Beeches, 1845

Asher Brown Durand (August 21, 1796 – September 17, 1886) was an American painter of the Hudson River School.


RMS Queen Elizabeth docking in New York sometime during the 1950s in the presence of SS Independence, SS America, SS United States, SS Olympia, the carrier USS Intrepid, RMS Mauretania, and RMS Sylvania.

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