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BOMB SCARE AT THE TOWER OF LONDON

By Terry Walker 03032024 8 minute read from My Life, in Words An historic moment, for surely the mighty fortress Tower of London has never been abandoned to its fate? An act of chivalry, becomes a bomb scare and a unique moment in family history with repercussions that stopped short of a hanging… Two American […]

Last outpost saves the mother tongue of Jesus

Donkey vendor has Coke at Biblical prices

One language of ancient Syria was Aramaic, as spoken at the time of Jesus of Nazareth and unchanged even today in remote mountains. It was the language of Jesus, his disciples and most of the people who attended their gigs. It has survived changing dynasties and remains the language of Christians and Muslims who live […]

Fire reveals ancestors' secret of Peterboat inn

by Terry Walker

There were surprising revelations when a family history researcher discovered what her innkeeper ancestors had been up to for 300 years… Newly discovered ancestors were shown as respectable innkeepers, cocklers, waterman, farmer in early investigations. Then the diligent family history researcher discovered the dark side Ancestors can be honest and upright or dishonest and dishonourable, […]

Ghosts secure five stars for derelict hotel

A fairy tale grand hotel that welcomed Royalty became haunted after the mysterious deaths of guests and the three brothers who owned it. The Berengaria Hotel in Cyprus has been padlocked and decaying for 40 years and now ghosts have secured five stars for the totally derelict hotel. Ghostbuster tourists, who provide the 5-star rankings […]

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