[Biographies & Memoirs][Free] Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon, finding his proffers of peace rejected by England with contumely and scorn, and declined by Austria, now prepared, with his wonted energy, to repel the assaults of the allies. As he sat in his cabinet at the Tuileries, the thunders of their unrelenting onset came rolling in upon his ear from all the frontiers […]

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[Biographies & Memoirs][Free] Captain William Kidd and Others of the Buccaneers

There are but few persons, in the United States, who have not heard the name of the renowned pirate, Captain Kidd. There are also but few to be found who have any intelligent conception of his wild and guilty career. The banks of the Hudson, the islands scattered through the Sound which skirts the southern […]

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[Biographies & Memoirs][Free] The Loneliest Hobo: The Longest Road

   Having made a fruitless search for some friends in the upmost western part of Cornwall I was left with financial difficulty in getting back to Birmingham. I had already been walking about the English countryside since April and it was now October. I was in no real rush to get back home immediately and I fancied a bit […]

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[Biographies & Memoirs][Free] Fire of the Word

Young English noblewoman, Anne Ayscough, lived during the turbulent times of Henry VIII, when Protestant reformist ideas clashed violently against entrenched Catholicism. Yet many, especially the wealthy, owned William Tyndale’s New Testament, including the household of Sir William Ayscough in Lincolnshire. In her family home, Anne grew in an atmosphere of openness, gleaning new ideas […]

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[Arts & Photography][Free] The Indie Music Playbook: Promote Your Music Like The Pros Do

The indie music world is super crowded with people who have dreams, general ideas and visions but don’t know enough about how it the system works! The people who know the rules to the game are the people who are winning! Winning how, you ask? Getting placements! Gaining fans! Getting paid! Isn’t it time for […]

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