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Sunday
Feb092014

Viewed from a Galjoot

In the Thick of It - Thanks History Today magazine for publishing my article on Wm Van der Velde and the Battle of Sole Bay

Sunday
Jun092013

Anyone for History?

The Stavoren in 1658. Detail from drawing by W. Van de Velde the Elder inNational Maritime Museum catalogueRather a long blog-post for my Authors Electric monthly slot but - well, I blame the children. I've been visiting primary schools in the Tendring Hundred under the auspices of the Essex Book Festival - and somehow this set me off ...

Anyone for History?

Also - it's the first chance I've had to write about my new book. Just wish I could decide on a TITLE!