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The Last Legionnaire - Paul Fraser Collard

Title – The Lone Warrior

Series – Jack Lark #5

Author – Paul Fraser Collard

Genre – Historical Fiction

Length – 416 pages

Published – 1 December 2016… 638 more words

Historical Fiction

What’s in a year?

This post begins with an observation: a number of very important books were published in England in 1859. John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty appeared in February, followed by Alexander Bain’s… 973 more words

Tara MacDonald

There's an odd sort of fellow.

When The Reluctant Dragon was first introduced to me, I was a child. At that time the story was no more than a cartoon, and one I had not seen. 244 more words

Short Stories

Today in Food History

Also, on this day in 1859 Massachusetts created the first Inspector of Milk position in the U.S.

In 1930 ‘Twinkies’ go on sale for the first time. 30 more words

Today In Food History

On the painting workbench for March 2017

The month of March was a good month for me from the figure painting and wargaming  aspect.  I played in a number of games with the local club and went to the HMGS Cold Wars Convention.  293 more words

Miniature Figures

From the Wreck by Jane Rawson

Title: From the Wreck

Author: Jane Rawson

Genre: Fiction, Historical

Publisher: Transit Lounge

Published: 1st March, 2017

Format: Paperback

Pages: 272

Price: $29.95

Synopsis: From the Wreck… 626 more words


The Philosopher's Stone by William Drennan

The stone of the Philosopher in vain
I sought through many lands, with toil and pain;
Return’d, and found it—ah! why did I roam?
It was the hearthstone of my humble home! 33 more words