Tag Archives: History

  1. 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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  2. Borodino: Where Napoleon met his Waterloo


    07/09/2012 by noonobservation

    Call me strange, but when I get a new diary, I like to ritualistically go through the events of the …
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  3. Film Review: Alfred the Great (1969)


    03/09/2012 by noonobservation

    This year I took part in Ian Dawson’s interactive history seminar at the SHP conference which I was attending for …
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  4. 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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  5. Flash Gordon


    22/08/2012 by noonobservation

    This week I have been reading this 1890 biography of General Gordon (I have the 8th ed, published 1901) and listening to the …
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  6. Adventures in history

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    21/08/2012 by noonobservation

    I tend to spend a lot of my time in the past, poking around in various historical people and places …
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