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World War 1 - 100 years ago, British and German soldiers put down their weapons, walked out into the desolation of "No-Man’s Land" and shook hands. The cause was the Christmas Cease Fire of 1914. In a moment unique to the First World War, troops were given a moment of respite from the horrors of the war when soldiers exchanged gifts, looked at each others’ family photographs and played friendly games of football with the enemy.

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Cynric-King of Wessex-son of Cerdic~King from 534-560. During his reign it is said that he captured Old Sarum and that in 556 he and his son Ceawlin won a battle against the Britons at Beranburh (Barbury Castle).

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The abandoned island city of Hashima in Japan - it is an interesting read of the blog: http://briandeutsch.blogspot.com/2009/12/japan-pays-korean-comfort-women-99-yen.html

The Battleship Island

The abandoned island city of Hashima in Japan - it is an interesting read of the blog: http://briandeutsch.blogspot.com/2009/12/japan-pays-korean-comfort-women-99-yen.html

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Scotney Castle - Kent, England. It's really, really nice! Looks more like a mill than a proper castle but it is lovely, still!

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Ian Curts from Joy Division…WIlderness just came on shuffle did my best to dance like him around my house

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