Corsham tunnels in the UK

*In the 1950s, as the threat of nuclear war loomed large, the Tunnels became an underground facility for the potential relocation of Government in time of crisis. This role was retained until 2004 when, the Cold War having ended, the site was declassified, though still remaining part of the Ministry of Defence estate. Much of… Continue reading Corsham tunnels in the UK

VK Corsham tonnels

* In die 1950's, toe daar bedreiging van kernoorlog was, het die Tonnels 'n ondergrondse fasiliteit geword vir die potensiële verskuiwing van die regering in tyd van krisis. Hierdie rol is behou tot ongeveer 2004.   Nadat die Koue Oorlog geëindig het, is die terrein gedeklassifiseer, hoewel dit steeds deel van die Ministerie van Verdediging se… Continue reading VK Corsham tonnels

Battles of Verdun, Somme, Arras and Hindenburg Line

The Battle of Verdun, 21 February to 15 December 1916, became the longest battle in modern history. It was originally planned by the German Chief of General Staff, Erich von Falkenhayn to secure victory for Germany on the Western Front. The aim was to crush the French army before the Allies grew in strength through… Continue reading Battles of Verdun, Somme, Arras and Hindenburg Line

1911 – South Africa – Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association - The CPA was founded in 1911 at a meeting of Heads of Government in Westminster Hall as the then-Empire Parliamentary Association and its affairs were administered by the UK Branch. The original members were Australia, Canada, Newfoundland, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom. FOTO - PHOTO  (1924) Westminster -… Continue reading 1911 – South Africa – Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Boris Johnson – Engeland Prime Minister

Congratulations to Boris Johnson of the Conservative Party succeeded Theresa May as Britain's new prime minister of England.      Johnson will have only a few months to devise an exit plan from the EU that is agreeable to both the British Parliament and the bloc's leadership. His transition to No. 10 Downing Street is unlikely… Continue reading Boris Johnson – Engeland Prime Minister

UK – House of Lords

  The House of Lords, the upper chamber of Great Britain’s bicameral legislature. Originated in the 11th century, when the Anglo-Saxon kings consulted witans (councils) composed of religious leaders and the monarch’s ministers, it emerged as a distinct element of Parliament in the 13th and 14th centuries. Despite these limitations, the House of Lords plays a significant role in Parliament. Its… Continue reading UK – House of Lords

Brexit – UK and Northern Island

  Theresa May was in Northern Ireland meeting the different political parties - including the DUP, whose votes she needs in Parliament, who are totally opposed to the current version of the controversial backstop, as well as Sinn Féin, who are just as adamant that it must remain.  The Republic of Ireland, an EU member… Continue reading Brexit – UK and Northern Island

Ramaphosa Wings of Corruption

"Where are the "Big Brothers" since 1994?  Those mentioned are only 5, what about Japan, Canada, Australia, NZ,  China, Russia, France and all the other 200 countries?   Those 5 countries must know, we are already a FAILED COUNTRY!!!  And why do they also support B-BBEE, land expropriation and reform,  that is racism against the white… Continue reading Ramaphosa Wings of Corruption