The Windscale Fire – My First Disaster


Windscale, aka Sellafield today, was always going to struggle with its public image.  Set up on the remote west coast of Cumbria after World War 2 by the Ministry of Supply (how Orwellian is that title?) its initial purpose was to produce weapons grade plutonium for the UK's own atomic bombs.  The US had pulled

The Windscale Fire – My First Disaster2020-02-24T20:07:09+00:00

History Channel


What was the 3 Day War?  Where was I when Kennedy was shot?  Was Bray the only foreign holiday destination ion the 1960s? The History Channel will explore these and many more events, with both explanations and historical reporting from events in our childhood that we may recall but still have no clue as to

History Channel2020-01-10T09:38:10+00:00