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"The Memorial: Beyond The Anzac Legend" with Dr Neil Oliver

Recently I have been watching a TV series with Neil Oliver about the Australian War Memorial in Canberra:

It was called “The Memorial: Beyond The Anzac Legend” and it was on History Channel. 1,657 more words

History

Stuff and Nonsense

A Journey into Scotland  Bibliography Part Three

The West Coast : History Books

It’s impossible to give a full inventory of the source materials for this project. 1,515 more words

A Journey Into Scotland

My Non-Fiction Bookshelf

My reading habits have always strayed towards the realms of fantasy; that’s not to say I don’t like a good bit of gritty realism, but more often than not, I’m a sucker for a good quest. 384 more words

Books

Two pandas, an archaeologist and Twitter

Forget about the independence referendum, the pound and Alex Salmond. The people of Edinburgh have been enraptured recently by two pandas who are trying to have a baby. 502 more words

Science

Vikings

“Vikings” was written as a companion volume to Neil Oliver’s excellent BBC documentary series of the same name.  However, it is a worthwhile read in its own right. 162 more words

You tak' the high road and I'll tak' the low road

This has been my day off today- Reading up on my heritage and eating Pickled onion cheese on Ryvita in bed.

I’m going for a 5k run later to burn it off!

Books