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Compagnia della Morte

I am just back from an exhibition held in Milan about Great War newspapers and I’ve realized that I own about half of the items shown :-)… With my blog, you don’t even have to leave your seat to enjoy these newspapers! 111 more words


Mardi Gras Trip

I recently went to New Orleans with my boyfriend for his fraternity’s formal date function. We went the first weekend of Mardi Gras and it was a blast! 91 more words


Arditi futuristi

For this Monday, I wanted to show you another illustration by Italian artist Publio Morbiducci. It represents this iconic Italian soldiers of the Great War: the… 29 more words


Song of the Week: "Hand Grenade"

In honor of them reaching roughly the halfway point of the Monster Energy Get Loud Tour, I decided I would have a track by Almost Kings as my Song of the Week. 18 more words

Getting down in voodoo town...

By complete coincidence, Tom scheduled us to spend Halloween in New Orleans. Voodoo was brought to Louisiana by African slaves in the 1700s. These captives brought a knowledge of herbs and poisons, and the ritual of creating charms and spells to protect themselves. 778 more words


Throw barnacle-encrusted stone for your dog to fetch -- another beachcomber identifies it as hand grenade!

Another grenade found on the beach – absent barnacles

A beach walker threw a stone for his dog to fetch – only to discover that it was a live wartime GRENADE.

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Miscellaneous Ramblings, part 1

By Hal Collier

The following stories are true. I’ll only use first names if I remember them correctly. These are bits and pieces of things that happened in my career. 751 more words

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