All that Glitters…

On an ordinary day in November 2000, a shocking event unfolded on the banks of the River Thames, at London’s Millennium Dome.  The following details may sound like something out of a James Bond movie, but they are absolutely true! A gang of four audacious thieves used a JCB digger to smash their way through the boundary…

More Than Words

On June 2nd, 1953, the first event ever to be televised WORLDWIDE was broadcasted. At the tender age of 26, in Westminster Abbey, London, a young woman named Elizabeth was crowned Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, and Head of the Commonwealth.  The whole world tuned in to watch the incredible spectacle. artportraiture.blogspot.com Coronation ceremonies have taken…

What’s It Worth?

There’s a saying: One man’s trash is another man’s treasure. In other words, what’s rubbish to one person may be valuable to somebody else.  For instance, your grandma’s tea-pot collection might not mean much to you, but to her, it’s very precious – it’s her treasured possession! What do you think? How much (maximum) do you…

Buried Treasure!

It was the year 1795. A teenager by the name of Daniel McGinnis was out walking through the forest on Oak Island, near Nova Scotia in Canada. Suddenly, the eighteen-year-old noticed a strange