Category: Daily post: On this day in history

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Daily Post : On this day 9th January

Quote of the day : Change your life today. Don’t gamble on the future, act now, without delay. ~ Writer and philosopher, Simone de Beauvoir, born this day. Picture of the day : I’ve taken the liberty of ‘borrowing’ this fantastic picture of frozen Chicago from MNN. Chicago or Chiberia?...

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Daily Post : On this day 8th January

Quote of the day : Obviously, because of my disability, I need assistance. But I have always tried to overcome the limitations of my condition and lead as full a life as possible. I have traveled the world, from the Antarctic to zero gravity. ~ Stephen Hawking, born this day,...

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Daily Post : On this day 7th January

Quote of the day : Wear the old coat and buy the new book. Austin Phelps (born today, 1820) Picture of the day : Chosen a colourful Rhinoceros Hornbill, taken in Chester Zoo. Youtube video of the day : As it was the birthday of Addams Family creator, Charles Addams,...

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Daily Post : On this day 5th January

Quote of the day : How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these. ~ George Washington Carver...

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Daily Post : On this day 4th January

Quote of the day : I’m Death, and I make sure that everyone is equal. ~ Jacob Grimm Picture of the day : An abandoned, derelict air-raid shelter in a woods in Lincolnshire in the 80’s Youtube video of the day : Going with a little culture and some pretty...

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Daily Post : On this day 3rd January

Quote of the day : We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names. Marcus Tullius Cicero ~ (born...

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Daily Post : On this day 1st January

Quote of the day : Intelligence is enormously sexy. ~ Frank Langella Picture of the day : Statue and relief outside the St George’s Hall, opposite Lime Street Station in Liverpool. The verdegre coated bronze statue by Charles Bell Birch is of Major-General William Earle. Youtube video of the day...