The amphitheatre of death and entertainment….

A Roman gladiator arena that dates back 1,800 years was just discovered in Turkey. This massive amphitheater, which is still partly buried, measures over 300 feet in diameter and could have once held between 15,000 and 20,000 roaring fans. It also bears striking similarities to the Colosseum of Rome, including rows of seats that areContinue reading “The amphitheatre of death and entertainment….”

Battle of Britain Day…

Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. (Windton Churchill). Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Britain when 80 years ago, on September 15, 1940, the RAF shot down more than 50 German aircraft in what proved to be a pivotal victory over theContinue reading “Battle of Britain Day…”