Historian. Hack. PhD Student. Lecturer at @NewCollegeH. Thriller writer. Latest book: Nazis, Spies & Fakes now out! http://t.co/bOSXuEUgps
@dcsandbrook I had just been reading this (from Jan 53) when your tweet caught my eye:
Techies: My firewall reports stealth mode connection attempts from IPs that originate from Google. Can that be right?
And this from "The Life And Times Of Sir Walter Raleigh…" is pretty definitive that it's 'Rawley' (cc/@JohnRentoul)
Here's another NYT letter from 1858 on Raleigh for @JohnRentoul which supports (quite convincingly) 'Rawley':
For @JohnRentoul to help his quest to know how to pronounce 'Raleigh'. An 1858 letter in the NYT from 'An Englishman':
My review in this week's Country Life of Double Cross by Ben Macintyre (jpeg) #History #WW2
Amazing sunset here the other night...
Amazed Telegraph put this on p.16. Imagining conference: "So is it Sir Brucie on the front, or Gwyneth's arse?"
Would you trust a man who dressed like this with your EIGHT HUNDRED AND FIFTY GRAND?
Great fun talking on the @theJeremyVine show about Blue Peter annuals. Enjoy this pic of Peter Gardiner, the bulb boy
To send one tie, amazon destroyed half of the, er, Amazon. I'm no ecowarrior, but this is such waste. Please RT.
Anyone know what these cars are? Pic taken in Czechoslovakia in 1946. All I can offer is thanks in my book. Please RT!
Either I've lost my sense of humour, or this Neil Bennett cartoon on p.7 of The Times is miscaptioned...
Apache above boules pit for @wompkin #apache #petanque #AH64
Personal flypast from friend Nick #apache
A prize for he or she who can guess how I got these...
Goose egg pancake...
Imagine marrying into this lot...
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