Monthly Archives: January 2020

dream of parachuting

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I was on a military plane empty inside the hold ie no seats. whote englishmen were with me. trooper cipper from school. was about to parachute.was not too anxious. bizarre since I have vertiog

they told me what to do. had never done it. due to jump. poull cord right away

do nnot remember actually jumping

had though of rn yesterday. patrick jephons rn. adam K. should i be in it? not me . no way

regresta bout ccf tomfollery; why did I join? youhtful unwisdom and folly. twas eve thus. when will I ever learn. what can it signify? fear? fearlessness? what jump am I not taking?

plot against wilson ===============

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labour mp

hugh gaitskell

sudden death. wilson?

1964

cold war

marcia falkender. trips to USSR

hughie green

british army of the rhine

MI 5

hourse arrest chequers

lord mountbatten PM

greece

1974

strikes

EEC

Ulster

rhodesia

stagnation. unemployment

three day week

nuclear arms

1976 stood down.

a v british coup. chris mullin.

lord north street

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Afro Caribbean immigration ======================

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jack hawkins

royal african company

triangular trade. trinkers. shells. gems. mirros, guns. booze.

1619

jamaica. spanish town

trinidad. grenada. BVI. Antigua, barbados. st lucia. bahamas. st kitts.

18th century. people taken to London

olaudah equiano

james somersett. lord mansfield

wm robertson

late 18th century London 3% black

liverpool. bristol. glasgow. newcastle

inter marriage.

sialors. teacher.

christian cole. creole. sierra leone

first world war. royal west India regiment

charlie williams.

mayor of battersea.

joe johnson

rhodes scholars.

ricky tomlinson

learie constantine

michael manley

seond world war. RAF

nurses.

lord pitt

1948. labour shrtage

windrush

hundreds of thousands

brixton.

coldharbour lane

electric avenue

commonwealth

no anti discriminaton legislation

leage of empire loyalusts

claudia jones

notting hil

petet rhacmn

enoch powell.

immigration acts. ra e relations act

1971 you can stay

lenny henry. nlack and white minstrel show

part of the frutnute

politicaisn. plice. judges. music dancing acting

intergrated

inter racial relationsh. faith. language . monarchy. sport. topoyms. names.

assertive.

black caribbean males at cambrdge

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S Mallon ================

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died aged 83armagh. teacher. catholic. nationalist

wed. children

discriminaiton. non violence.

smoker

SDLP. tension with hume#

morass of spite and sectarianism. set his face like flint against prejudice

courage to be peaceful. pulled no punches. filsome denuncations of security forces and terrorists

ardent europhile

probity. strenght of character

hume kept him in the dark about secret meetngs with SF

good relations with trimble

first minister.

SF piggy backe don him. gained respectability.

sadly missed. honourable.

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Presidents

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Presidents of the USA

James Monroe. 1817-25. Democratic-Republican

Set up Liberia


John Quincy Adams. 1825-29. Democratic Republican

his Vice President was John C Calhoun who was from the south

Son of the second president John Adams


Andrew Jackson 1829-37. Party: Democratic

from Tennessee. His VP was Calhoun again. Calhoun resigned part way through

Martin van Buren was then elected VP


Marin van Buren. Democrat

1837 – 41


1841-41 William Henry Harrison. Whig

Harrison died a month into his term

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1841-45 John Tyler. Whig

He succeeded when Harrison died because Tyler has been VP


1845 – 49

Jame K Polk. Democrat

former governor of Tennessee

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1849 -50

Zachary Taylor. Whig

former general. died in office


1850 – 53

Millard Fillmore / Whig.

former VP. took over when Taylor died.


1853 – 57

Franklin Pierce . Democrat

former general. Only man from New Hampshire to become president


1857-61

James Buchanan . Democrat

former ambassador to the UK. Seen as one of the least effective presidents of all. He was from Pennsylvania but was regarded as pro Southern. He approved of the Dred Scott decision. He wanted Kansas to be a slave state.

his VP was John C Breckinridge


1861 lincoln. first Republican president.

VP was Hannibal Hamlin. Hamlin was from Maine. He was principled against slavery.

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OTHER IMPORTANT FIGURES

John C Calhoun. He was from S Carolina and was an outspoken advocate of slavery. He died in 1850.

John C Breckinridge. He was from Kentucky and was a slaveholder. After being VP he was elected to the US Senate. He served in the Confederate Army.

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hist of monarchy ==========

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konig

lir

egbert

kenneth macalpine

irish high kings

welsh princes

hailed.

not primogeniute

bible. lords annointed

archbishop. pope.

oath. keep laws

could be deposed?

judicial role

lord chancellor. confessor

virginity of brides. no touching

purple

edward the confessor. chair slippers

stone of destiny

blue blood

armourial rank