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hope you get used to it!
i dont think there is.. you have to register once to comment, but that's it i am told, m
i will try to find out
thanks Jan,, very helpful, will check out. Yes he is the Dad of Florence, m
Toggle Commented Dec 30, 2016 on A Cartoon for Christmas at A Don’s Life
i will get the technical experts to look into it
Toggle Commented Dec 26, 2016 on A "lost" Caesar tapestry at A Don’s Life
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Toggle Commented Dec 26, 2016 on A Cartoon for Christmas at A Don’s Life
sorry... your huge comment arrived when I was dealing with all this from iphone alone, and it rather strained the system, m
Toggle Commented Dec 17, 2016 on How rude is too rude? at A Don’s Life
indeed it was of joan collins (as i said i didnt remember it being of me). BUT as you'll see here: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL1612/S00063/passing-of-a-sharp-tongue-the-glorious-hatchet-of-aa-gill.htm it's already migrated in various reports to be about me. that's how 'facts" are born!
Toggle Commented Dec 16, 2016 on How rude is too rude? at A Don’s Life
the start of a piece whose aim was to explain why such simple comparisons dont work! as I say in SPQR
Thanks for the comments. I do know the NY post office (yes amazing), but hadnt realised of the Depression campaign. Post Offices can be rather good in UK (like the old post office in Cambridge, now a Barclay's bank while the new post office is horribly undistinguished), but not at that level.
Toggle Commented Dec 5, 2016 on New life for an old post office at A Don’s Life
whoops.. yes you're right. Sorry
Toggle Commented Nov 24, 2016 on Under the wolf and twins! at A Don’s Life
thank you!
well.. seeing these British things in an American context is sort of 'half external'
Toggle Commented Nov 17, 2016 on Emperors in Yale at A Don’s Life
thanks.. and I hope I have now fixed in the post.
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2016 on The UL's Cabinet of Curiosities at A Don’s Life
I am afraid that it does not prove that there was a community of Chinese in Roman London. It shows that there were a couple of people of probably Chinese descent there. I am one of the biggest advocates of a multicultural Roman empire, even in backwater Britain.. but the idea that a Chinese archiect designed Hadrians Wall is nothing more than charming fantasy
A considerable degree of trade. Loads of Roman coins found in India, piles of pepper in the ports of the red sea. India appear on the ancient Roman 'map' called the peutinger table
Toggle Commented Nov 3, 2016 on Did the Romans get to Japan? at A Don’s Life
giles, i see why you are right, but i loved it!
Toggle Commented Nov 1, 2016 on Romulus in Bilbao at A Don’s Life
it's the syme lecture at wolfson, early november..next week i guess its about art history
Toggle Commented Oct 25, 2016 on Prize giving at A Don’s Life
i suspect only 'under' the spanish translation..
Toggle Commented Oct 25, 2016 on Prize giving at A Don’s Life
just about to test drive some of it in two big lectures.. in oxford and yale! will tell you after!
Toggle Commented Oct 21, 2016 on On cloud nine in Asturias at A Don’s Life
require, maybe not. but they like hard science.. and I have been at admissions forums where potential applicants for medicine steered away from human biology toward physics and chemistry
There is thriving Classical Civ syllabus with OCR, dont forget.
Thanks Jamie. I am as big a supporter of Art History as the next person (I am married to one, and count mysef as half one). But I think we need to get the targets right. I hold no brief for AQA (and much of whatthey say may be weasel words) but we will go through this cycle forever, unless we do something to break the link between exam and teaching... indeed loosen up a bit. I did also bridle when i saw the other casualties that noone mentioned!
should be march 1939 (identified as spectator by the hand in the cuttings book.. who i guess could be wrong, but not likely)
Toggle Commented Oct 18, 2016 on Antigone in 1939 at A Don’s Life
Thanks for pointing out the t/burning Freudian error, now corrected (apart from that, I feel the typos were fairly minorm given the conditions in which the blog was written). ADennis.. all three of your attempts came through, so dont pay too much attention to 'rejected by modertaor'. It's a computer glitch I think. M Bulley, I guess the Spectator for 1939 may be on line somewhere, but I read it in a cuttings book.
Toggle Commented Oct 18, 2016 on Antigone in 1939 at A Don’s Life