Tag Archives: History

  1. 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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  2. The Wonders of Dorset


    26/10/2012 by noonobservation

    Instead of writing my blog last week, I thought it about time that I graced the good people of Dorset …
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  3. The Lost Chronicle of Harold Godwineson


    14/10/2012 by noonobservation

    The mention of 1066 used to make my eyes glaze over with the anticipation of another look at that damned …
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  4. How to Dance Your Way to the Top


    05/10/2012 by noonobservation

    Someone stuck a leaflet for Zumba classes through my door this week. After tossing it into the recycling, the thought …
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  5. Khartoum! Where god finally sacked Gordon


    28/09/2012 by noonobservation

    It’s taken me a bit longer than I expected to finish my book about General Gordon. There are three reasons: …
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  6. 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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  7. Augustus the (Physically) Strong


    14/09/2012 by noonobservation

    Assessing the merits of monarchs causes me more pub arguments than all my spilled drinks and ill-thrown darts combined. I’m …
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