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  • History Roundup 247 including Mystery Mexican Tunnel November 2, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 247 including Mystery Mexican Tunnel

      Today’s post is on Iskandar, a well known but unknown historical type, and today’s links follow. 1) Witch Grave: Scotland 2) Writing Dialogue in Medieval Novels: imagination 3) Kiss of Death: Mexico 4) Mystery Tunnel: Mexico 5) Angry Queen: Spain 6) Most Haunted Castle: Ireland 7) Chippewa Halloween Story: US 8) Ham Sandwiches and Hell […]

    Daily History Picture: Dragon, Butterfly and Bird November 2, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Historical Pictures
    Daily History Picture: Dragon, Butterfly and Bird

      Glorious dragon (avignon bm29 dragon, johan oosterman)

    Do You Recognise Iskandar? November 2, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Ancient, Medieval
    Do You Recognise Iskandar?

    There is always a pleasure in seeing what an almighty mess humans can make of ‘historical’ traditions. Take the following story about someone who is known by every reader of this blog, but who has arrived here, some fifteen hundred years after his death, in a guise that is not (ahem) particularly reminiscent of the historical […]

    History Roundup 246 including the Thing in the Cemetery November 1, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : History Roundups
    History Roundup 246 including the Thing in the Cemetery

    Today’s links follow. 1) Scandal Letter: Auction 2) Pilot Discovered Buried Under Corn Field: Italy 3) The Thing in the Cemetery: Ohio 4) Grave Robbers: Denmark 5) World’s Oldest Secret Code and Scariest Statue: Siberia 6) 750 Year Old Mongol City: Russia 7) 9 Living Victoria Crossers: the commonwealth 8) Beautiful Roman Piece: Cumbria and from […]

    Beachcombed 53 November 1, 2014

    Author: Beach Combing | in : Beachcombed
    Beachcombed 53

    Dear Reader, the Beachcombing family is now awaiting Emily with trepidation: Mrs B can, as of today, give birth to a non-premature baby and the midwifes are buzzing like flies around ripe stilton. Huge thanks to those who sent in emails below and also to Invisible, Chris S, Ricardo, Wade and Amanda for sending in links. […]

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