#34 Rainha Amelie of Portugal


Princess Amélie of Orléans was the Queen Consort of King Carlos I of Portugal. Born Marie Amélie Louise Hélène d'Orléans on September 28, 1865, in Twickenham England, where her family had been living in exile since Napoleon III had assumed the French throne in 1848. She was the eldest of the eight children of Prince … Continue reading #34 Rainha Amelie of Portugal

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On the Lusitania, Elbert Hubbard


                                        Unravelling Hubbard and his legacy at Roycroft We will be tackling the various charts in Marc Jones's How to Learn Astrology by Marc Jones over the succeeding months.  You can read the whole book online … Continue reading On the Lusitania, Elbert Hubbard

Lucy Maud Montgomery of Canada


Montgomery’s ancestors were among the wealthy and educated immigrants who came to the Island of Saint John (now Prince Edward Island) from Scotland in the 1770s. Her maternal great-grandfather, William Simpson Macneill, was a member of the provincial legislature from 1814 to 1838, and Speaker of the House of Assembly. Her paternal grandfather, Donald Montgomery, served in the provincial … Continue reading Lucy Maud Montgomery of Canada

Actor Writer Director, Sam Shepard


                     SAM Shepard His real was Samuel Shepard Rogers IV  and he was born at Fort Sheridan, Illinois on November 5, 1943 at 15:45 and his nickname was "Steve" but when he started playwrights he changed it to "Sam Shepard" and it stuck. He was the … Continue reading Actor Writer Director, Sam Shepard