Mar 17, 2014
Geoffrey Pyke was a man who was always coming up with some kind of crazy, zany, improbable, yet often practical idea. During World War I, he was captured and thrown into a POW camp while serving as a war correspondent. He escaped by hiding in a shed which he noticed that, die to the way the Sun hit at a particular time, would obscure  Read More. . .
Nov 18, 2013
One of my favourite events in US History is a story that almost all Americans knew 200 years ago, but is rarely talked about today – even though Admiral Horatio Nelson called it ‘the most bold and daring act of the age.’ In the early years of the 19th century, the young American nation was at war with the Barbary States  Read More. . .
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