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Novel written by Leonard Woolf, published 1913, based on his experiences as a colonial civil servant in British-controlled Ceylon, but unusually written from the native point of view.
Fiction, Literature, Ceylon
Ancient Greek goddess who personified victory. She was the daughter of the Titan Pallas and the goddess Styx. Our photograph shows the famous 'Winged Victory of Samothrace', also called the 'Nike ...
John H. Watson, MD, friend of Sherlock Holmes.
Fiction, Literature, Medicine, Seriously Famous
A novel by John Wyndham. Most of the world's population has been blinded by a freak meteorite shower. Those who remain sighted have to face the added problem of dealing with the triffids which have...
Television series. It was originally intended to be an educational programme using time travel as a means to explore scientific ideas and famous moments in history. With the introduction of the Dal...
Fiction, Seriously Famous, TV & Radio
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Born: 25/10/1891, 129 years ago
Person, Politics & Administration
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12,210 brave WW1 seamen remembered on the monument at Tower Hill.
23,831 brave WW2 seamen remembered on the monument at Tower Hill.