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Today September 3rd in History

36 BC In the Battle of Naulochus, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, admiral of Octavian, defeats Sextus Pompeius, son of Pompey, thus ending Pompeian resistance to the Second Triumvirate. 902 more words

General History

Earth Abides by George R Stewart

Viv: Hi Joanna! Hi Sara! It’s so cool to be reviewing this book with you. I’ve got so much to say.

J&S: It’s our pleasure. Welcome to our world. 1,922 more words

Book Reviews

Muziek review: Soulfly - Archangel

Deze review is gepubliceerd op Zware Metalen, 16 augustus 2015

Nuclear Blast, 2015

In zijn recensie van Savages (2013), het vorige album van Soulfly, stelde Wouter Kooy de vraag hoe lang het zou duren voor de band rondom Max Cavalera een familiebedrijf zou zijn. 73 more words

Music Review

Sick as nothing else...

I have a fairly new history of sickness. I was disgustingly healthy until my college years. Growing up, Assam was quite a hot bed of illness during the summer. 494 more words


Viking Books

I am currently reading a couple of new books on those marauding seafarers the Vikings. The first I bought from a second hand bookseller online. This book is a near mint hard back edition of “The Vikings Voyagers of Discovery and Plunder” by Mark Harrison, Keith Durham, Ian Heath and René Chartrand (Osprey, 2006). 182 more words


The Names Mean ‘Combat’ and ‘Power’ – and Those Are the Girls

OK, I confess: Some of my character have names I made up. Gerhilda, one of my supporting characters in The Ashes of Heaven’s Pillar is one of them. 293 more words

Middle Ages

Distrust: A Warning

One of the easiest aliases you can have is to be a traveler. But beware, for, in a medieval village, travelers are not to be trusted. 29 more words