Category Archives: General Historical Piffle

  1. Prince Rupert Addendum: Boye’s Observations on the Nature of Fame


    04/03/2013 by noonobservation

    Prince Rupert of the Rhine, being excessively interesting and romantic, left little room in my blog post about him for …
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  2. The Colour of History


    07/12/2012 by noonobservation

    This week I thought it was time to revisit my main thesis. This has absolutely nothing to do with my …
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  3. Historical Uniform Dating


    30/11/2012 by noonobservation

    Being anĀ agedĀ spinster, I am constantly bombarded with suggestions that I might like to meet hot men, rich men, men into …
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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. Have Students Always Been this Annoying?


    21/09/2012 by noonobservation

    As I rolled over in bed last night, pulling the pillow more tightly about my ears to keep out the …
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  6. Memorabilia


    24/08/2012 by noonobservation

    I spent a good 10 minutes of my life today trying to remember the name of the founder of the …
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