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  Topic: Crying Wolf
Hatty

Replies: 815
Views: 211965

PostForum: Life Sciences   Posted: 10:09 am   Subject: Crying Wolf
Woods are wonderful for getting lost in. It's wise to take a guide when the mushroom season starts.

In our local wood there's a manmade pond now quite overgrown and picturesque with a resident her ...
  Topic: Crying Wolf
Hatty

Replies: 815
Views: 211965

PostForum: Life Sciences   Posted: 10:14 am   Subject: Crying Wolf
I was thinking about Little Red Riding Hood (aka Little Red Cap) and wondered if a red hood being eaten and vomited could have originated from wolves ingesting fly agaric, most probably from a reindee ...
  Topic: COIN
Hatty

Replies: 721
Views: 136998

PostForum: NEW CONCEPTS   Posted: 9:14 am   Subject: COIN
We came across 'tarbert' or Tairbeart place names when tracing the Chad Meridian up the western coast of Scotland. It is said to mean place of portage, i.e. where boats were carried overland, admitted ...
  Topic: COIN
Hatty

Replies: 721
Views: 136998

PostForum: NEW CONCEPTS   Posted: 10:45 am   Subject: COIN
William Longsword captured 300 French ships at the Battle of Damme simply by turning up after the French had wandered off pillaging. I don't know why but this victory is not as celebrated as the destr ...
  Topic: COIN
Hatty

Replies: 721
Views: 136998

PostForum: NEW CONCEPTS   Posted: 8:38 am   Subject: COIN
There is no evidence that heavy armour or chariots could be militarily functional at all, the use of these symbols on coins was by showing an indestructible armoured hero emperor, metal coins could si ...
  Topic: Forgery: Modus operandi
Hatty

Replies: 430
Views: 86705

PostForum: British History   Posted: 9:11 am   Subject: Forgery: Modus operandi
The brief foray into the Twittersphere was quite productive, resulting how an academic mindset works, or doesn't. Angela O'Brien knows not all museums are reliable in matters of provenances

To m ...
  Topic: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
Hatty

Replies: 2435
Views: 407179

PostForum: British History   Posted: 9:29 am   Subject: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
Anyway a strange tidbit turned up when I discovered that Alfred had not actually founded our oldest university. The University of Oxford for hundreds of years had deliberately perpertrated the King Al ...
  Topic: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
Hatty

Replies: 2435
Views: 407179

PostForum: British History   Posted: 4:56 pm   Subject: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
The journals of Simonds d'Ewes were first published by his nephew, Paul Bowes, in 1682, more than thirty years after his death. Bowes seemed to follow a similar career trajectory to his uncle. He was, ...
  Topic: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
Hatty

Replies: 2435
Views: 407179

PostForum: British History   Posted: 3:50 pm   Subject: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
One can see why historians might have misgivings. Information about D'Ewes is patchy, at times contradictory, most if not all presumably culled from his diaries/ Journals /Autobiography. It seems the ...
  Topic: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
Hatty

Replies: 2435
Views: 407179

PostForum: British History   Posted: 3:01 pm   Subject: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
Historians studying the seventeenth-century set great store by Sir Simonds d'Ewes, a politician, antiquary and prolific diarist (1602 - 1650). According to Wiki

His chief scholarly legacy is the c ...
  Topic: War on Terrorism
Hatty

Replies: 1109
Views: 187738

PostForum: Politics   Posted: 1:29 pm   Subject: War on Terrorism
Nazanin was correct: they should have acknowledged the debt would have to paid one day so why not straightaway.
There may have been a degree of American influence on the Foreign Office's shilly-shall ...
  Topic: Meetings with Remarkable Forgeries
Hatty

Replies: 737
Views: 128369

PostForum: British History   Posted: 11:11 am   Subject: Meetings with Remarkable Forgeries
'Yetholm-style' bronze shields have surfaced on Twitter

The remarkable Late Bronze Age (1200-900BC) Rhos Rydd shield was pulled from a bog nr #Aberystwyth in the C19th & is now on display in t ...
  Topic: The Importance of Sport
Hatty

Replies: 2759
Views: 326750

PostForum: NEW CONCEPTS   Posted: 9:51 am   Subject: The Importance of Sport
Valieva's explanation was she ingested her grandfather's angina medication by mistake. Possibly from a trace element lying around, not from the box of pills itself

Kamila Valieva’s legal team ha ...
  Topic: Meetings with Remarkable Forgeries
Hatty

Replies: 737
Views: 128369

PostForum: British History   Posted: 12:49 pm   Subject: Meetings with Remarkable Forgeries
A photo of the 'oldest carpet in the world' was posted on Twitter this morning. It's not clear how or if it has been scientifically dated but the rug is 'thought to be' two thousand+ years old. Wiki s ...
  Topic: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
Hatty

Replies: 2435
Views: 407179

PostForum: British History   Posted: 11:34 am   Subject: Inventing History : forgery: a great British tradition
The Book of Margery Kempe. The part where Margery (the first woman to write her autobiography in English) goes to meet Julian of Norwich (the first woman to write any sort of book in English). Margery ...
 
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