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The War of the Roses and The Game of Thrones

The War of the Roses and Game of Thrones   There have been a number of references to the fact that George RR Martin drew inspiration from the historical War of the Roses, but nothing in great detail about what … Continue reading

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Gargoyles

  Gargoyles Though in college at the time, I took a liking to the Disney cartoon Gargoyles.  It ran from October 24, 1994 to February 15, 1997.  Currently Season 1 and Season 2 Volume 1 are available on DVD.  I … Continue reading

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Elora, Onatario Founded by William Gilkison

Captain William Gilkison:, Founder of Elora, Ontario From http://www.herontrips.com/Gilkison.html Born in Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1777, William Gilkison was the eldest son of David Gilkison, a partner in a small shipbuilding company. William Gilkison was a sailor, adventurer, land speculator, … Continue reading

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An Eminent Campbeltonian

An Eminent Campbeltonian by H Ferguson HTML Article Retrieved May 31, 2002 In the last century Campbeltown, Scotland, made a contribution to the development of India far out of proportion to the size of the town.  It would take a … Continue reading

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