Monthly Archives: November 2012

  1. Historical Uniform Dating


    30/11/2012 by noonobservation

    Being an aged spinster, I am constantly bombarded with suggestions that I might like to meet hot men, rich men, men into …
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  2. Charles XII vs My Gran


    22/11/2012 by noonobservation

    Ever since I can remember, my Swedish grandmother has been referred to within the family as “Karl den Tolfte” – …
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  3. The Life of Boris: A Very Naughty Boy


    16/11/2012 by noonobservation

    In the corner of a second-hand bookshop next to Sherborne Abbey, I recently met a handsome Russian cavalry officer by …
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  4. Stuffed Horses and the Men who Loved Them


    09/11/2012 by noonobservation

    Underneath every great general there has always been a great horse. Very few however have gone on to achieve lasting …
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  5. Blücher: How Care in the Community Saved Europe


    02/11/2012 by noonobservation

    You don’t have to be mad to be a Napoleonic Field-Marshal, but it helps. When Napoleon escaped imprisonment on Elba …
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