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We few, we happy few

It’s a glorious tale – the triumph of a small band of soldiers over vastly superior numbers in the army of their foe; driven by their passion and loyalty, skilled and determined, and commanded by a charismatic young king. 863 more words


Review: Battlescapes (Buellesbach & Cowper)

Battlescapes: A Photographic Testament to 2,000 years of Conflict.

It’s certainly not a fault of this book that it prepares a potential visitor to the battlefields of Europe to see a whole lot of nothing. 278 more words

Hidden Treasures

Summer vacation is just around the corner … and if historic sites are on your calendar, maybe these will peak your interest.  Plenty of history can be found off the beaten path and the interstate… 216 more words


2 The Battle at Holkrantz, 6th May 1902

The battle which took place at Holkrantz (sometimes Holkrans), near Vryheid, in the early hours of 6th May 1902 remains controversial to this day. It is sometimes referred to as a ‘murder’, but is more accurately described as a major skirmish. 1,009 more words

Cattle As Wealth

Views over the site of Stoke Field....

Oh, the penalty of working my way through the documentaries available on BBC iPlayer! I keep finding little nuggets of Ricardian interest. Tonight I chose “Crossing England in a Punt: River of Dreams”, the title of which is rather self-explanatory. 499 more words

Henry VII

Trump donates first-quarter salary to National Park Service

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump, who made a fortune in real estate before running for political office, has decided to donate his first-quarter salary of US$78,333 to the National Park Service, the White House announced on Monday. 121 more words

Current Affairs

Can I Marry Wine?

Greetings again!

I am a little later getting this up because I wanted to include this weekend’s thrilling adventure!

So last weekend was pretty quiet for me. 607 more words