Portora – The Royal School

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Apart from their excellent writing skills what does the Rambling Wombat(that’s me!), Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett and Henry Francis Lyte have in common?

Answer: We all went to the same school – Portora Royal School in Enniskillen. Continue reading “Portora – The Royal School”

Napoleon I – His St Helena Tomb

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Napoleon’s Original Tomb on St Helena

In my review on Longwood House I left the reader to ponder a question. Did he (Napoleon) really die from the wallpaper? If you do not jump to the immediate conclusion that I am mad and move on  immediately I will explain shortly. Continue reading “Napoleon I – His St Helena Tomb”