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Forum: TV Shows: UK 01-03-2015, 22:17
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Views: 96,441
Posted By damianswife
We used to use egg white and oxygen on babies...

We used to use egg white and oxygen on babies sore bums on the neonatal unit back in the early 80s. Worked a treat. I remember telling a new, very green doctor that it was the best way to sort out...
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 28-02-2015, 19:20
Replies: 13
Views: 559
Posted By damianswife
The Sunner in Splendour by Sharon K Penman. A...

The Sunner in Splendour by Sharon K Penman. A massive book covering the life of Richard III, it's brilliant.
Also can I recommend Rosemary Hawley Jarman's books, in particular, "The King's Grey...
Forum: General Discussion 28-02-2015, 19:06
Replies: 107
Views: 4,415
Posted By damianswife
Katherine Parr was very much pro reformist and as...

Katherine Parr was very much pro reformist and as such, had enemies in the Catholic camp ( Stephen Gardiner et al). They tried very hard to tumble her and started a bit of a whispering campaign...
Forum: Chatter 26-02-2015, 22:26
Replies: 5,474
Views: 63,311
Posted By damianswife
12 White Pine.

12 White Pine.
Forum: Chatter 23-02-2015, 22:04
Replies: 5,474
Views: 63,311
Posted By damianswife
6 Fat boy

6 Fat boy
Forum: General Discussion 23-02-2015, 18:52
Replies: 76
Views: 1,605
Posted By damianswife
I wanted to be a nun...I loved their long black...

I wanted to be a nun...I loved their long black habits and coifs. Ended up a paediatric nurse and then neonatal nurse. Good thing really seeing as how I am an Atheist.:D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 21-02-2015, 20:18
Replies: 1,122
Views: 108,488
Posted By damianswife
I seem to recall that the Dukes of Norfolk were...

I seem to recall that the Dukes of Norfolk were the premier Catholic aristocracy in England.
Forum: General Discussion 21-02-2015, 15:33
Replies: 41
Views: 1,860
Posted By damianswife
In addition, I've seen the film "Anastacia" with...

In addition, I've seen the film "Anastacia" with Yul Brynner. If the person claiming to be Anastacia has been found not to be genuine, is she pretty much now believed to have been killed with the...
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2015, 21:09
Replies: 41
Views: 1,860
Posted By damianswife
Mind you Nicky was a bit wet to say the least! ...

Mind you Nicky was a bit wet to say the least! His marriage was a very happy one to all the Romanov romantics out there ( and believe me, One Direction fans have nothing on them!! ) but he was lead...
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2015, 21:03
Replies: 41
Views: 1,860
Posted By damianswife
Helen Rappaport is an excellent writer. Her book...

Helen Rappaport is an excellent writer. Her book " Ekaterinburg" is well worth a look too. I have met Helen, she is a lovely lady. Can I also recommend "The Resurrection of the Romanovs" for anyone...
Forum: Chatter 20-02-2015, 19:37
Replies: 5,474
Views: 63,311
Posted By damianswife
Ooh thank you kind sir. Forgot about the quiz...

Ooh thank you kind sir. Forgot about the quiz night.....too much gin :D
Forum: TV Shows: Reality 20-02-2015, 17:22
Replies: 1,537
Views: 134,795
Posted By damianswife
oh my! I hate sewing/dress making ( thanks to a...

oh my! I hate sewing/dress making ( thanks to a particularly revolting teacher who taught it at school and ridiculed my left handednes) but I have only just discovered this programme and am...
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2015, 16:48
Replies: 41
Views: 1,860
Posted By damianswife
Yep, Prince Phillip's Mitochondrial DNA was a...

Yep, Prince Phillip's Mitochondrial DNA was a match. His maternal grandmother was a sister to Alix the Tsarina.
Karl Maucher's DNA was a match for Anderson AKA Franziska Schankowska.
Forum: General Discussion 20-02-2015, 16:35
Replies: 41
Views: 1,860
Posted By damianswife
Ahh, the story of Anna Anderson. Absolutely...

Ahh, the story of Anna Anderson. Absolutely fascinating tale of a massive fraud, she was no more Anastasia than I am.
Forum: Chatter 19-02-2015, 22:15
Replies: 5,474
Views: 63,311
Posted By damianswife
9 Twelfth Night.

9 Twelfth Night.
Forum: General Discussion 17-02-2015, 14:54
Replies: 127
Views: 4,331
Posted By damianswife
I have worked with a few male midwives ( I am a...

I have worked with a few male midwives ( I am a neonatal nurse in the U.K. ). One or two of them were student midwives and were aiming to work for the Flying Doctor service in Australia and midwifery...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-02-2015, 22:22
Replies: 1,122
Views: 108,488
Posted By damianswife
Going back a bit but Dorothy Tutin was a good...

Going back a bit but Dorothy Tutin was a good Anne Boleyn too.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 15-02-2015, 18:44
Replies: 1,122
Views: 108,488
Posted By damianswife
That description is from Nicholas Sander, who was...

That description is from Nicholas Sander, who was not a contemporary being born in 1527.
The Venetian diplomat, stated that she was " not one of the handsomest women in the world...of middling...
Forum: General Discussion 15-02-2015, 10:16
Replies: 18
Views: 9,084
Posted By damianswife
" Frances,The Tragic Bride" by Jacky Hyams. It's...

" Frances,The Tragic Bride" by Jacky Hyams. It's quite an interesting book, very sad.
Worth a read if you are interested in the Kray Twins.
Forum: Food and Drink 14-02-2015, 17:45
Replies: 34
Views: 1,625
Posted By damianswife
White Lady for me please. Haven't had one for...

White Lady for me please. Haven't had one for years.mmmmmm
Gin, Cointreau and lemon juice.
Forum: TV Shows: UK 06-02-2015, 13:05
Replies: 1,122
Views: 108,488
Posted By damianswife
Anne was not beautiful according to the...

Anne was not beautiful according to the conventions of that time but she was ambitious, intelligent, charismatic and had a massive dose of " IT" - that undefinable characteristic that attracted Henry...
Forum: General Discussion 04-02-2015, 22:24
Replies: 78
Views: 2,059
Posted By damianswife
The children of Queen Victoria and/or English...

The children of Queen Victoria and/or English queens. I am a bit of a boring old fart.:D
Forum: TV Shows: UK 04-02-2015, 22:21
Replies: 1,122
Views: 108,488
Posted By damianswife
I think she had 3 miscarriages after Elizabeth,...

I think she had 3 miscarriages after Elizabeth, one of which may have been a phantom pregnancy as it was announced and she was " full bellied with child" but nothing more was heard about that one....
Forum: TV Shows: UK 29-01-2015, 17:50
Replies: 1,122
Views: 108,488
Posted By damianswife
I think she is supposed to be his sister in law,...

I think she is supposed to be his sister in law, yes.
Mark Rylance is such a brilliant actor. Did you see how he marked each of the men taking part in the Masque of Wolsey 's descent into hell when...
Forum: TV Shows: UK 26-01-2015, 20:51
Replies: 79
Views: 6,884
Posted By damianswife
There are so many Holocaust books available. I...

There are so many Holocaust books available. I haven't read Eva Schloss's book but Martin Gilbert's " Holocaust " is pretty definitive but a very difficult read.
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