Category Archives: Henry Vlll

The Treaty of London 1518

Just a quick reference to the quincentenary of the Treaty of London in 1518 during the reign of Henry Vlll. It was an early version of the European Union and I have just referred to it in a Blog Post … Continue reading

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Defusing the Environmental Logic Bomb in Brexit

Defusing the Environmental Logic Bomb in Brexit Logic Bomb – def: A logic bomb is malware that is triggered by a response to an event or when a specific date/time is reached. I recently participated in the People`s Vote march … Continue reading

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Xmas shopping – a quiet time in Brazil

Xmas shopping I guess it will surprise no one that we went shopping yesterday for the food and stuff we need for Christmas. Only a couple of days to go, so we needed to stock up, and we expected the … Continue reading

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Corruption; endemic? Three rhetorical questions.

Grades of Corruption – Three rhetorical questions. As you will see for yourself above I have written around half a dozen posts on Corruption here in Brazil, so I thought I may be allowed to offer an Opinion Piece. Let … Continue reading

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Captain Cobbler – Going for a song!

Hi everyone, Captain Cobbler – Going for a song! A good present for anyone named Melton! This post will be of interest to bibliophiles who actually like the tactile nature of a REAL book rather than an e-book! Read on, … Continue reading

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I LIKE the Historical Novel Society!

I LIKE the Historical Novel Society! I just opened the May reviews of the Historical Novel Society today and discovered that they have now reviewed my debut novel “Captain Cobbler: the Lincolnshire Uprising 1536” and, WOW, they have done a … Continue reading

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Sad Christmas 1535

Christmas is not always the happiest of times for everybody and Christmas 1535 was a difficult time for Maria de Salinas, the 17 times Great Grandmother of Princess Diana and 19 times Great Grandmother of little Prince George. So, for … Continue reading

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