On This Day: January 30th

Beheadings, cheese, and Bond themes--- by James D. Irwin. 1649--- KingĀ Charles I beheaded, dies. 1661--- Lord Protector Oliver Cromwell beheaded, despite having already died in 1658. 1835--- Richard Lawrence tries to assassinate President Andrew Jackson, the attempt fails and Jackson lives to party another cheese party. 1847--- Yerba Buena is renamed San Francisco, Tony Bennett …

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No, Mr. Bond, you really must die: Aston Martin DB5 – James Batchelor

No, Mr. Bond, you really must die: Aston Martin DB5 What I am about to say may sound terribly boastful but it isn't meant to be. For my twenty-first birthday I was given an Omega watch. It's very nice; it has an attractive face, the bracelet is well made, and it has one of those …