A possible solution to a well-known conundrum about Ancient Rome.
A wartime diary entry mentioning a couple of lads of my acquaintance.
In which I finally set eyes on Wild Cat Island.
On the effectiveness of anecdotes and understatement in conveying catastrophic events.
My favourite book of 2012—and one of my favourites of all time.
On a reading challenge and a dreadful read.
Why have one blog, when you can have five?
A new website dedicated to my writing and photography.
How Charles Darwin's legendary flatulence wasn't all it's cracked up to be.