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Profiles in Toadying: the Age of Nelson!

So I have just finished reading Terry Coleman’s biography of Horatio Nelson, and it has got me thinking that it is time to revive some of this blog’s old features. 821 more words

Only the mediocre...

..are always at their best.

    -J. Giraudoux




It feels like it’s always f*cking Monday when I’m at work and I’m not busy.

I hope this is the not true of you. 1,432 more words

Nelson's Pelagic Furniture

Horatio Nelson was a career sailor who, as Vice Admiral of the White Squadron of the Fleet, accrued a number of personal pieces of furniture befitting his status. 445 more words

Maritime Furniture

Nelson - Norfolk born and bred

Admiral Horatio Lord Nelson was born in Burnham Thorpe, Norfolk on 29September 1787.  He was the 6th of 11 children to Reverend Edmund Nelson and Catherine.   259 more words