Gardener produces onion weighing 18lb & smashes the world record. When it comes to gardening competitions, Peter Glazebrook is a giant in his field. The 68-year-old has just smashed his own record for producing the world’s largest onion. The prize vegetable weighed in at 18lb 1oz, breaking his previous best by almost 2oz.
That’s one small step for man, but one giant leap for mankind. Famous quote said by Neil Armstrong, the 1st man on the moon, who died yesterday from complications of heart surgery. He was 82 and on July 20th 1969 he conquered the Moon. Read More
In 1908 Games were due to be held in Rome, but the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 1906 left Italy needing to divert resources into disaster relief and rebuilding. With time running out, the International Olympic Committee asked Britain to step in as host. That gave London about two years to prepare. But with Lord Desborough, the British Olympic Association’s dynamic chairman, to the fore, and the support of King Edward VII, the challenge was accepted. 22 nations participated. Read More
National Pigeon Association the all-breeds pigeon club with an international membership founded in 1920 by humans. Encompassing all varieties of domesticated pigeons, the NPA promotes, educates, and acknowledges the efforts of fanciers and pigeon breeders in the continued development and care of our feathered friends. Showcasing over 200 breeds of fancy, Read More