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In case you are wondering... I published Fred's comment as a reminder of the kind of response we are usually free of here! (I dont think he had actually read what I wrote)
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on How not to run a referendum at A Don’s Life
let me assure you that it was me and me alone who paid for the wine and curry! mary
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on The long wait at A Don’s Life
and thank you too (flavour of today)
Toggle Commented Jun 23, 2016 on 'Thank you' goes a long way at A Don’s Life
thanks rosie
Toggle Commented Jun 23, 2016 on 'Thank you' goes a long way at A Don’s Life
i wonder about that!
Toggle Commented Jun 23, 2016 on 'Thank you' goes a long way at A Don’s Life
recent trips for book, answer = all expenses, but nothing more. Other times i do get a fee, but after tax and travel usually not more than a few hundred quid in pocket And I am very keen to speak to those institutions that cant pay.. I am not in the big league
Toggle Commented Jun 20, 2016 on Citizenship for sale at A Don’s Life
To be honest, I wasnt suggesting more Classics regius chairs... just arts and humanities in general
i agree about means testing.. but it should not be too difficult to have a button on the licence website to allow over 75s to pay if they want to?
i would love to see the evidence for that date... i may not be a lamppost historian, but the heavy cast iron posts do not look like 1990s to me! the repros planned look just that.. repros,
Toggle Commented May 29, 2016 on Always the bridesmaid..? at A Don’s Life
thanks! corrected.. I'd never get a job as an editor
Toggle Commented May 28, 2016 on Always the bridesmaid..? at A Don’s Life
I think it is visus in the sense of seeing a dream... very lumpily literally... 'Caesar, to be feared because of the omen of his ungirt cloak, and with his belt not fastening across his middle: deadly too because of the crime of violating his mother in the night, dreaming that he had polluted his maternal bed. '
Toggle Commented May 21, 2016 on Imperial verses at A Don’s Life
I think: 'What kind of love impelled you, Caesar, to want the friendship of my father and for it to be ratified by a connection in blood?' we imagine it is Pompeia speaking.
Toggle Commented May 21, 2016 on Imperial verses at A Don’s Life
yes.. and that makes it even more critical.. otherwise on my first go you have a sudden positive comment here
Toggle Commented May 19, 2016 on Imperial verses at A Don’s Life
thanks.. it is the caligula armour that can be matched up.. at least in the sadeler version. i am interested in the authorship too and am investigating. on number,it is always interesting how the 'set' is always challenged (sometimes swappping a later 'good' emp for a bad)..11 seems loaded to me.
Toggle Commented May 19, 2016 on Imperial verses at A Don’s Life
i think it might provoke the theme of the verses, though.
Toggle Commented May 19, 2016 on Imperial verses at A Don’s Life
Ah ha... Thank you. The book was Collingwood and Wright, The Roman Inscriptions of Britain, vol 1
Toggle Commented May 12, 2016 on Timgad TV at A Don’s Life
gosh dont know what that happened. I am the moderator and I did nothing!
Toggle Commented May 12, 2016 on Timgad TV at A Don’s Life
Thanks so much Jamie, m
Toggle Commented May 12, 2016 on Timgad TV at A Don’s Life
I think it is a tough one. we would certainly not discriminate against a mature graduate student simply on the basis of age. but it would mean starting out all over again and fnding it when there was little or no chance of any employment following (if you really are my age!).
Toggle Commented May 10, 2016 on The Tiber in Paris at A Don’s Life
yes. will be speaking at the stoke lit festival (but think it is sold out), and at cheltenham festival in october... in oxford in november
Toggle Commented May 8, 2016 on The Tiber in Paris at A Don’s Life
ok, correct.. i should have said 'poetry in french' (to include translations)!
Toggle Commented May 8, 2016 on The Tiber in Paris at A Don’s Life
in a 'comment' I am not sure... but I am sure plenty of people can help out
Toggle Commented May 8, 2016 on Blog Changes update at A Don’s Life
dont worry, they are simply two different blog systems; it shouldnt make a blind bit of difference, once you have regstered to comment
Toggle Commented May 8, 2016 on Blog Changes update at A Don’s Life
Thanks J
Toggle Commented Apr 29, 2016 on Ultimate Rome and the team effort at A Don’s Life
carthage is a fascinating topic. old book by Lancel not bad; more recently by R Miles
Toggle Commented Apr 29, 2016 on Ultimate Rome and the team effort at A Don’s Life