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What Would Happen If You Stopped Sleeping ? – Would you Die ?

Ahhh, sleep! You can never have enough of it, it seems. But what if you stopped sleeping altogether?

Did the British’s experiences in the Boer War help or hinder fighting strategies at the start of the First World War?

World War I for the British – Would it have been worse or was it indeed better than it could have been because of Britain’s experiences in the Boer War some 12 to 15 years earlier ?

Roman Jersey

Unlike Guernsey the Roman presence in Jersey is not so clear cut. In this article we look at some of the new emerging evidence for Roman ‘occupation’ in Jersey or ‘Andium’ as it was probably know by the Romans.

Did Chaucer ‘invent’ Valentines Day ?

Did Geoffrey Chaucer invent Valentine’s Day? – In this article we look at how he may have influenced it.

What is Love ? (Scientifically Speaking)

What is Love ? : A very deep and involved question. However in this article we will restrict ourself to the scientific point of view. What is going on in our bodies, and brains when we fall in love or see the object of our inner most desires.

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Roman Jersey

Unlike Guernsey the Roman presence in Jersey is not so clear cut. In this article we look at some of the new emerging evidence for Roman ‘occupation’ in Jersey or ‘Andium’ as it was probably know by the Romans.

Alderney Invasion – The night 4 Alderney Militiamen Repelled 200+ Frenchmen

4 Alderney Militiamen Vs 200+ Frenchmen : Conclusion = obvious – the French lost

The Guernsey Quiz : How Well Do You Know the Bailiwick?

Test your knowledge with these 20 questions we’ve gathered from...

What Would Happen If You Stopped Sleeping ? – Would you Die ?

Ahhh, sleep! You can never have enough of it, it seems. But what if you stopped sleeping altogether?

Did Chaucer ‘invent’ Valentines Day ?

Did Geoffrey Chaucer invent Valentine’s Day? – In this article we look at how he may have influenced it.

What is Love ? (Scientifically Speaking)

What is Love ? : A very deep and involved question. However in this article we will restrict ourself to the scientific point of view. What is going on in our bodies, and brains when we fall in love or see the object of our inner most desires.

Did the British’s experiences in the Boer War help or hinder fighting strategies at the start of the First World War?

World War I for the British – Would it have been worse or was it indeed better than it could have been because of Britain’s experiences in the Boer War some 12 to 15 years earlier ?

Roman Jersey

Unlike Guernsey the Roman presence in Jersey is not so clear cut. In this article we look at some of the new emerging evidence for Roman ‘occupation’ in Jersey or ‘Andium’ as it was probably know by the Romans.

Kaiser Wilhelm II – The Man Who Changed Europe Forever

History can often turn on the actions of a single individual, either singly or over a period of time. Personality traits and the whims, especially of absolute monarchs, for either ill or good, can shape our world. Such could be said of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany.

Has the Tomb of the Mona Lisa Been Found ?

Her likeness famously hangs in the Louvre museum in Paris and she has been the discussion of endless texts trying to find out who she was and just what her enigmatic smile might mean. But the location of Mona Lisa’s mortal remains has always been more of a mystery….until now.

Out of the mouths of babes oft times come gems – some more school test funnies

As the saying goes “Out of the mouths of babes oft times come gems” … and those gems can sometimes be extremely hilarious indeed. We’ve gathered together some of the things that children have written at school in response to tests

More Milligan Magic

Some humerous poetry from the wacky world of the master of mirth … Mr Spike Milligan.
I’m not frightened of Pussy Cats.
They only eat up mice and rats,
But a Hippopotamus
Could eat the Lotofus

What Would Happen If You Stopped Sleeping ? – Would you Die ?

Ahhh, sleep! You can never have enough of it, it seems. But what if you stopped sleeping altogether?

Why Do Teapots Dribble ?

For the British, the taking of tea is part of our cultural heritage so you can understand why the dribbling teapot would be of particular concern.

Why do the Europeans Drive on the Right Whilst the British Drive on the Left ?

Whilst much of the world’s road systems enforce driving on the right, not all do. Most notably, the British drive on the left whilst their continental cousins drive on the right, but why ?

Latest Local News

BBC News - Guernsey

BBC News - Guernsey

The Channel Islands League will be reinstated in June in an attempt to "invigorate" club cricket in Jersey and Guernsey.
Posted: February 25, 2017, 1:50 pm
The ordnance contains 290lb (131kg) of "high explosives", the Royal Navy says.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 11:39 am
The team of British soldiers will be the first all-women group to walk across Antarctica.
Posted: February 20, 2017, 12:23 am
Officials declare the incident on the Channel coast to be over, with nobody seriously hurt.
Posted: February 9, 2017, 11:55 am
Poor decision-making by a pilot over ice build-up led to a flight having to divert, investigators say.
Posted: February 9, 2017, 1:07 am
The Jewish woman who defied the Nazis in the German-occupied Channel Islands survived with the support of a senior member of Guernsey's government.
Posted: January 28, 2017, 2:36 am

Quote of the Day…

When you see a man of worth, think of how you may emulate him. When you see one who is unworthy, examine yourself.
Confucius

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