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@Jackptaylor's political and historical curiosities

Jun 18, 2017

The Presidential Library is a fascinating concept.

In this episode I explore how they started, how they've developed, and how they may be changing drastically with Obama. 

The link to the Politico article "Presidential Libraries Are A Scam. Could Obama Change That?" May be found here:


Jun 11, 2017

In this 3rd episode of three recorded partly during my bike ride I fill you in on the Victoria Cross medal's history, and the story of Charles Upham - the most highly decorated Commonwealth soldier of World War 2.

The link to donate to the National Autistic Society if you're feeling generous...


Jun 11, 2017

In this 2nd episode of three recorded partly during my bike ride I fill you in on Albertopolis the area of the London built with the profits from the Great Exhibition of 1851 by Prince Albert.

The link to donate to the National Autistic Society if you're feeling generous...


Jun 11, 2017

In this 1st episode of three recorded partly during my bike ride I fill you in on Highgate Cemetery's history and its famous occupants.

The link to donate to the National Autistic Society if you're feeling generous is here: uk.virginmoneygiving.com/jackptaylor


Jun 8, 2017

The title says it all really so I don't what you are looking here for. Go away.

Oh you wan't that link to when each constituency should roughly be declared.

Here you go: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/08/what-time-does-each-constituency-declare-its-results-in-the-2017-general-election