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A trip to the Globe ROH’s side

Posted: October 5, 2010 by ROH in Globe, globe theatre, Pupil, ROH
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HBL and ROH stood on Blackfriars bridge shouting abuse at each other oblivious of the people crossing the road to ovoid them. “Where’s the bridge gone”? ROH shouted at HBL “You’ve got us lost, “she barked back.                                         

To think that they were going to the Globe Youth Theatre to get acting lessons they had put on quite a performance.

They had left the hospital just an hour before. HBL wanting anything but to go, and ROH only going because he had been threatened by his mother. She had threatened that she would cut him off from his credit card. ROH refused to do anything remotely active and insisted that they both take a cab. But HBL had insisted that they walk, saying that it was only a short walk.

After about an hour of walking and numerous arguments they arrived at the Globe with sour faces and tired bodies. Luckily there was a Starbucks outside and they were able to refuel.  They walked into the Globe to find a bunch of 25 year old students. So frantically they both ran out Starbucks in hand. After mustering up the courage, they walked back in to find that the students were just tourists. 

By the time they got back KJ (the head of the youth theatre) had arrived and was waiting for them. She asked questions like how they were and was there any change at the hospital. They told her that they were both fine and that there was no change at the hospital. She then left to talk to other staff. So HBL and ROH were left sitting their own making each other more nervous.

When it was finally time to go in they were so nervous that they were both shaking.  They sat down together like conjoined twins. They both were determined not to look like they were having too much fun. Both HBL and ROH were starting to relax until the group leaders said the worst thing they could. They said that mobile phones are banned. So as fast as they could I phone’s and Blackberry’s went under their clothingAfter countless name games and ROH still not remembering any one’s name they finally gave up. And were taken on a tour of the Globe and they were told that they would be singing on the stage. ROH and HBL looked  at each other in pure shock.

When they got back to the classroom they were asked to act out how they got to the Globe. They both burst out in laughter so loud that everyone looks at them. So they did exactly what they hade been asked to do they start shouting at each other.

After watching everyone left go home. The homework was to bring back a song that best described togetherness.

David Miliband refused to comment after losing to his younger brother Ed Miliband in a knife edge victory as the new head of the Labour party he only took lead in the last 24 hours
David Miliband who is know the shadow foreign secretary said the next day “this is not a conference about me, it’s a conference about Ed’s leadership of the party, “he told sky news when he was asked why it was taking so long for him to say whether he would serve in the shadow cabinet, he replied “I arrived here on Saturday planning a slightly different week”
David Miliband was the favourite to win at the start of the campaign was beaten by Ed Miliband in May at 1.3% of the vote. Just hours away from when the final amusement was made.
Labour MP voted on who would be elected and what precision they would take at least 46 Mp’s confirmed id that they would stand.
It went from 46 MP’s two a two manned race and ended with tow brothers fighting for the same position but only one could get the place David was the favoured brother to win. But Ed won out of the two. Both brothers seam to be happy for one and other but only time will tell weather this will persist in the future.

The Warsaw uprising

Posted: September 14, 2010 by dukefrederick in festivals and remembrance, general, Pupil, ROH, Schoolwork
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The Warsaw Uprising 1944 In August 1944, the people of Warsaw rose up against the Nazi occupation of their city. They expected the Soviet Red Army to support them but the women, children and young people of Warsaw, fighting with improvised and home-made weapons, were left stranded and vulnerable; with minimal help and supplies.

The Warsaw Uprising was a major World War ll operation by the Polish Resistance army and civilians to free Poland from Nazi oppressors. Throughout Poland, fighting broke out as the Polish Resistance army tried to free Poland. The rebellion ended with a retreat by Polish forces after 63 days of fighting.

The uprising began on the 1st August 1944 as part of a nationwide rebellion when the Red Army approached Warsaw. Their main objective was to free Poland from Germans.

Initially, the Polish army seized substantial areas of the city. Soviet forces did not advance beyond the city’s borders until mid September. In the city bitter fighting between the Polish and Germans continued. By the 16th September, the Red Army had reached a point only a few hundred metres from the Polish positions, but they did not make any further advances. This led to allegations that Soviet leader Joseph Stalin had wanted the uprising to fail so that the Soviet occupation of Poland would not be challenged. Despite the harsh conditions and the fighting, morale among the Polish community was high, and there are many photographs showing happy, smiling faces. The Poles knew they were unlikely to defeat the Nazis, but it was important show the rest of the world that they were ready to fight for their independence.

Winston Churchill pleaded with Joseph Stalin and Franklin D. Roosevelt to arrange aid drops but without success. Churchill then arranged 200 low-level supply drops with the British, South African and Polish air forces.

Although we do not know the exact number of casualties, it is estimated to be about 16,000 members of the Polish resistance army killed, and about 6,000 badly wounded; as well as between 150,000 and 200,000 civilians, most of whom were butchered by German troops. German casualties totalled about 2,000 soldiers killed, 7,000 missing and 9,000 wounded. During the fighting over 25% of the city’s buildings were destroyed, and following the Polish surrender, Germans destroyed 35% of the city block by block with all the fighting from 1939- 1944 over 85% of the city was destroyed After the Polish surrender, the Soviet army marched into Warsaw, and claimed that they had liberated the city. The Warsaw Uprising 1944 In August 1944, the people of Warsaw rose up against the Nazi occupation of their city. They expected the Soviet Red Army to support them but the women, children and young people of Warsaw, fighting with improvised and home-made weapons, were left stranded and vulnerable; with minimal help and supplies. The Warsaw Uprising was a major World War ll operation by the Polish Resistance army and civilians to free Poland from Nazi oppressors. Throughout Poland, fighting broke out as the Polish Resistance army tried to free Poland. The rebellion ended with a retreat by Polish forces after 63 days of fighting. The uprising began on the 1st August 1944 as part of a nationwide rebellion when the Red Army approached Warsaw. Their main objective was to free Poland from Germans. Initially, the Polish army seized substantial areas of the city. Soviet forces did not advance beyond the city’s borders until mid September. In the city bitter fighting between the Polish and Germans continued. By the 16th September, the Red Army had reached a point only a few hundred metres from the Polish positions, but they did not make any further advances. This led to allegations that Soviet leader Joseph Stalin had wanted the uprising to fail so that the Soviet occupation of Poland would not be challenged. Despite the harsh conditions and the fighting, morale among the Polish community was high, and there are many photographs showing happy, smiling faces. The Poles knew they were unlikely to defeat the Nazis, but it was important show the rest of the world that they were ready to fight for their independence. Winston Churchill pleaded with Joseph Stalin and Franklin D. Roosevelt to arrange aid drops but without success. Churchill then arranged 200 low-level supply drops with the British, South African and Polish air forces. Although we do not know the exact number of casualties, it is estimated to be about 16,000 members of the Polish resistance army killed, and about 6,000 badly wounded; as well as between 150,000 and 200,000 civilians, most of whom were butchered by German troops. German casualties totalled about 2,000 soldiers killed, 7,000 missing and 9,000 wounded. During the fighting over 25% of the city’s buildings were destroyed, and following the Polish surrender, Germans destroyed 35% of the city block by block with all the fighting from 1939- 1944 over 85% of the city was destroyed

 After the Polish surrender, the Soviet army marched into Warsaw, and claimed that they had liberated the city.