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King Richard III

This is another Horrible Histories parody, performed by Jim Howick, in Episode 6, Series 3. Continue reading King Richard III

Zip-a-De-Doo-Dah Day!

Since is such a fine, beautiful day today, I have decided that is it a Zip-a-De-Doo-Dah day! 😀

Continue reading Zip-a-De-Doo-Dah Day!

Joyeux Nöel: Music Brings the World Together

This year – 2014 – marks the centenary of the outbreak of WWI; while, this month of December, is actually the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Truce of 1914¹. It was a special and poignant time, because the Christmas Truce was the one time in the whole war when soldiers all laid down their weapons, gathered together on No Man’s Land, and actually got to know each other.

Sainsbury’s, a popular Christmas supermarket here in England, have made a Christmas advert set in the times of the Truce; which is a lovely advert, but has received much criticism for being one so. However, I am glad they highlighted it, because the start of the war is remembered. But remembers those French, Scottish, and Germans, who actually halted the war for two days to keep Christmas as it should be? Continue reading Joyeux Nöel: Music Brings the World Together

Horrible Histories: The King Charles II Parody

I love Horrible Histories…

I know, I know! I should be too old for it, because the target audience aims at kids.

But, honestly, Horrible Histories is my most favourite historical television show, because it teaches history in funny and memorable sketches. As a result, I always cite it whenever I talk about history. You’ll see – history can be fun AND funny! Due to that, I will certainly use it as reference in this blog, despite the possibly of my credibility hitting rock bottom because of that! Continue reading Horrible Histories: The King Charles II Parody

Greensleeves

Greensleeves is one of my most favourite historic folk songs ever. Continue reading Greensleeves