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100 Great Breads: Bread #16 Mushroom, Onion and Basil Focaccia

M.D. had her 12-13 month old jabs yesterday and has woken up today with a temperature and a grumpy face. Luckily, her mum is home today – lucky for me and Matilda . . . probably not for my wife. … Continue reading

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The different faces of History

Book being read: J. Marozzi, “Tamerlane: Sword of Islam, Conqueror of the World” (2005) Like many people, I have been watching a lot of the Olympics and what has struck me most is how one sport, or what I perceive … Continue reading

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History and the Media

I have a lot of sympathy for historical studies that pick up media attention.  On the one hand it allows a wide range of people to find out about your work – Great!  On the other hand you are at … Continue reading

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New Article, New Sparta

I have an article coming out in this month’s Ancient Warfare Magazine, click here for the introductory paragraph, in which I talk about why I think religion stopped Sparta from fighting in the Persian invasions in the 5th Century B.C.E. … Continue reading

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First World War Scotland

The University of Edinburgh has a virtual history archive project that is bringing together and making available lots of information about different areas on Scottish life during the First World War.  You can find it at http://www.edinburghs-war.ed.ac.uk/ It is definitely … Continue reading

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