Toby's experience comes from website design as well as experience running large forums and communities. After he married Debbie he developed a keen interest in history and found himself discussing history quite a lot!
Fact of the Day
Frederick the Great always dressed in a threadbare military uniform. He considered a crown a useless hat which let the rain through.
Quote of the Day
"I haven't failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
~ Thomas Edison
On This Day
1781HMS Victory leads the British fleet to victory over the French off Ushant (24 years before Trafalgar)
1963Kenya gained its independence from Britain.
1975The six-day Balcombe Street Siege ended peacefully. Thousands watched the four IRA members surrender and release their two hostages on TV
1982Some 30,000 women linked arms around the nine-mile perimeter of the Greenham Common military base in Berkshire during the 'Embrace the Base' campaign protesting against nuclear weapons.
1988Thirty-five people died when a busy commuter train crashed into another train that was stopped at a signal just outside Clapham Junction.