Reblog of A Distant Mirror

August 4, 2021 at 10:34 pm (Geopolitics and International Relations, Gothic, History, International Intrigue, News, The Supernatural, Vampire novel) (, , )

It was on August 4th 1914 that the First World War began when Great Britain and her Empire declared war on Germany.

The evening before, August 3rd 1914, British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey did everything he could to prevent war.

Sadly he didn’t succeeed.


The Lakota Sioux Princess Tanaka

Dracul Van Helsing

A Distant Mirror

The Lakota Sioux Princess Tanaka standing in front of a mirror in her London apartment over a 100 years ago.

Back in 1912, the immortal Lakota Sioux Princess Tanaka had obtained a job as a stenographer to Britain’s Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey.

Grey’s career as UK Foreign Secretary lasted exactly 11 years from December 10th 1905 to December 10th 1916.

When Sir Edward Grey went to receive his seals of office as Foreign Secretary from King Edward VII on December 11th 1905, a dense fog hung over London; a fog so thick that Grey had to use the pavement kerb to feel his way from Buckingham Palace back to the Foreign Office.

Eleven years to the day, he was back at the Palace, this time to relinquish his seals of office to King George V.

And London was once again shrouded in fog.

It was as…

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8 Comments

  1. Deepika Shankar Joshi said,

    Beautiful ❤️❤️

  2. Jessica E. Larsen said,

    Sadly most of the time it takes more than one person to prevent war.

  3. Raksha Mitruka said,

    Wars only cause destructions they need to be stopped and collective efforts need to be done for the same. Very informative post 👍👍👍

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