This Day 477-Years Ago, the ‘Dissolution of the Monasteries’ Came To An End; March 23, 1540.

by Anura Guruge The ‘Dissolution Of Monasteries‘ by Henry VIII, during 1536 to 1540, was an inglorious chapter in Britain’s checkered, but in the main ‘GREAT’, history. As one who loves British cathedrals and abbeys the destruction wrought on them distresses me constantly. But, it is part of the history. We will never know what […]

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Áine Minogue, Harpist, At Wolfeboro, NH, ‘First Night’ Celebrations New Year’s Eve 2012.

… ….…by Anura Guruge Related posts: 1. Wolfeboro, NH, ‘First Night’ Celebrations New Year’s Eve … Worth Going >>— Nov. 29, 2012. 2. Wolfeboro, NH, Christmas Tree Lighting, 2012 — Nov. 24, 2012. 3. Wolfeboro Christmas Tree Lighting, 2012, Clearlakes Chorale, >>Wolfeboro’s Community Chorus Sings Carols — Nov. 24, 2012. As I mentioned in my […]

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London Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony, Gross, Unnecessary Distortion Of British History

…. …… …by Anura Guruge I watched the start of the Opening Ceremony from London last night (while simultaneously DVRing it) with growing consternation, and I am sure part of it was the usual, lopsided, commercial-ridden ‘we don’t have a clue‘ coverage by NBC.  For  a start I wish they wouldn’t keep on chirping that […]

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