Historian. Hack. PhD Student. Lecturer at @NewCollegeH. Thriller writer. Latest book: Nazis, Spies & Fakes now out! http://t.co/bOSXuEUgps
Who would you take to a desert island? The spy writer, one of the historians, the illustrator, or the gynaecologist?
Erudition by @holland_tom Beer by @Kingjohninn Teeth whitening by @OrthoMatt Great evening by @CVHISTORYFEST
Is it just me, or is #SU150 taking a bloody odd route to Havana? #Snowden
And whoosh - off goes SU150! #Snowden
Just look at these pics of Joe Corry and his medals! Now you see them… Can @Edeaulx identify any?
Joe Corry spouts ludicrous WW2 'experiences' to 6th-formers. I find this worrying. (Thanks for reminder @TommysWar.)
An extract from Marsh Agency's Rights List for London Book Fair. Corry's book is under nonfiction. Would you buy it?
@Roger_Moorhouse @briw74 I'm with you Roger. Immodestly, an extract from Hunting Evil:
Very nice of the Ordnance Survey to reveal the whereabouts of elderly prostitutes:
This was a fun place I visited a while back – Huemul Island in Patagonia, the site of Juan Peron's 'nuclear reactor':
If interested in postwar Nazi activity you may like this, drawn by US intel officer with too much time on his hands:
"What's the story in Balamory?"
"Well, Miss Hoolie has been designing the new iOS7!"
"Let's have a look! Oh..."
Have any #twitterstorians or others heard of Suffragettes Kitty Marrion and Clara Giveen? Loitering, arson...
Seems Suffragettes had it in for racing. Two women set light to a racecourse a few days after the 'Derby Outrage':
Interesting how the Times reported death of Emily Davison low down col. 3 on p. 8 under 'Suffragist Outrage':
One strange thing about new Google Maps is its insistence on featuring Burton Albion football club: (capacity 6,912)
Here's the flight path of PK709. It appears to have landed at Stansted:
Can anyone ID two Nazis in the middle? Goebbels on left, Naumann far right, but the two in the middle? Please RT!
Never seen this before: Ancient chess. And rules are here: http://ancientchess.com/page/04.htm cc @CharlesCumming @vodkaboris
Buddha's birthday in Hong Kong. Here's a chap who found it a bit mystifying (altho he does look a bit Buddha-ish):
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