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Additional Biographies on Royal Navy Officers

Contained within the Dictionary of Canadian Biography (1966 – ) are dozens of biographies of Royal Navy officers during the Age of Sail. Not content to just list Canadian activities, these articles discuss the entire careers of these worthies. 47 more words


The Company’s Martial Exploits

A British-Portuguese-Indian naval force attacks the fort of Geriah, 1756.

Fort of Geriah, 1756.

By 1750 events in the Carnatic, including the loss and restitution of Madras and the extraordinary exploits of Clive, had long since upstaged the ‘Angrian’ wars; and with the Company now transformed into the most effective military and territorial power on the Indian peninsula, it was only a matter of time before arrangements could be made to deal with ‘pirates’. 2,139 more words


Fluffy Buttermilk Pancake Recipe - Pancake Day!

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I don’t know about everyone else on here, but I absolutely love pancake day! I’d eat pancakes for breakfast everyday if I had the time, I’d also have to go to the gym everyday if that was the case haha! 282 more words


Starting a fresh

I’ve had this blog/account for 2 years now and never really done anything on it, 2016 that is going to change.
Now I’m 20 years old and have a bit more of a clue on what I like doing in life and what my passions are I thought that I would give this ago again. 11 more words


Borderlands: an interview with Holly Lane by Steve Shriver

Holly Lane is a Northern Californian artist who graduated from the MFA program at San Jose State University in 1988. She has had numerous gallery and museum shows throughout the US, and she is represented by… 2,245 more words


The Obvious Kinda Love...

I’m so in love it’s crazy. I never thought it would be possible to love someone as much as I love my other half. He is just amazing in every way. 256 more words


Peyton and Byrne. British Baking

These days there’s hardly any famous restaurant, bistro or bakery that doesn’t have their own book. Im not sure if it comes from a genuine desire to share the recipes and their take on whatever food they make or if these days is just another entry on the marketing to do-list for every food business. 192 more words

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