Category Archives: History

Game Theory

I had only been back in the UK for a day and over the course of 12 hours,  15 of my family members had come by my Nan’s house for the standard consumption of gallons of tea.

We covered all the usual catch-up topics, many anchored around our little Prince, Finnley Joe. But one particular yarn with my younger brother got me far too pumped, even while deep in a jet-lagged state. The topic? Old school computer games.

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GERRY: The Story of GSM Gerald “George” Stone…is here…

GERRY: The Story of GSM Gerald “George” Stone is the biography of Gerald Stone, one of the most revered and respected, but equally anonymous military figures in the British Military in the 20th Century.

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5 Historic Sydney Hospitals

Sydney Eye Hospital (Woolloomooloo)

The current Sydney Eye Hospital sits next to Parliament House on Macquarie Street but it’s former site used to call Woolloomooloo home. The V-shaped pale building oozes character and still stands proudly despite the modern luxury developments that have sprouted around it.

In it’s debut year 3000 patients presented at the Casualty Department of the ophthalmic hospital and by 1981 it hit 75,000. Before it became a hospital it had multiple uses such as a coffee palace, hotel and allegedly as a brothel.

sydney eye hospital

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My Top 3 Podcasts: Real History

History is one of my passions. I’m fascinated by history. But not the regular, default history that 99% of the world accept and are force-fed at school and by the media. That history has been written by the victors and glamourises war, suffering and frankly, false historical heroes, monarchy and the like.

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