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Jack P Taylor's political and historical curiosities

Jun 25, 2017

Le Tour de France started in 1903 and since then it's history has become dominated by war, politics, drugs, and most importantly amazing feats of physical prowess.

I'll cover the first 110 years of its history and I hope you enjoy.

If you curious how the French Cycling Federation's name is actually said in French: Union...


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