This Tapestry Is as Long as a Football Field – and Tells the Story of the D-Day Invasion

In 1066, William the Conqueror crossed the English Channel from Normandy and secured his royal title of king of England following his victory at the Battle of Hastings. Centuries later, Allied troops made the journey in reverse, sailing to the sandy shores of northern France in June 1944 to liberate Western Europe from Nazi Germany. … Read more

A South Vietnamese Paratrooper Shares His Story

In 1966, the Airborne Division of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam, or ARVN, was formed with 12,000 troops. An elite unit, it conducted airborne assaults and airmobile operations throughout the war. Known for their distinctive red beret, called “Mu Do” in Vietnamese, the South Vietnamese airborne troops were trained by US advisers with … Read more

New Exhibit, The Story of American Waterbirds, Opens Saturday

The Genesee Country Village & Museum, a 19th-century living history museum covering more than 600 acres located in the town of Wheatland, Monroe County, NY, about 20 miles from Rochester, will open “Duck, Duck, Shoot! The Story of American Waterbirds, ”a new exhibit in the John L. Wehle Gallery focused on the history of waterfowling … Read more

100 Actors Will Stage An Epic Retelling Of The Easter Story, In Trafalgar Square

Jesus (James Burke-Dunsmore) breaks bread with his disciples. Image: Wintershall A 100-strong cast returns to Trafalgar Square on Good Friday, for an epic live portrayal of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. Wintershall, a theater company based in the Surrey countryside, has been putting on their monumental play, The Passion of Jesus, in central London … Read more

A Reader Shares Her Story

16 March, 2022 by Michaela Bisset 3 Min Read In our Parting Shot series, readers share their experiences of expat life in Hong Kong. Here, reader AMANDA GREENSLADE shares her story. A New Chapter Oh, wow! So overjoyed when I got two blue lines on a stick. Overemotional with his first few steps. Overloud when … Read more