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yes indeed there is... you will have to wait for my review!
It was the paper version!
Dear Sergio and Hilde, Glad we ALL have pleasant memories... review will be in the TLS over next couple of weeks I think.
Indeed I do!
i fear it s as I said the fruit of experience, and the desire not to feel obliged to send dozens of emails along the lines of "I didnt actually say that...!" Expertae crede on this one.
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on The slipperiness of democracy at A Don’s Life
I can tell you from experience that on a subject like this (especially in online media) if you dont say that loud to start with, some people will get cross, not finish the piece and then write to you more or less aggressively ('so you dont approve of democracy then..'). Then you reply to say, err read on, and can spend hours on it. Once bitten...
Toggle Commented Jul 19, 2016 on The slipperiness of democracy at A Don’s Life
and we dont yet fully know... when the 'leaders'commented, they were assuming it was what it appeared to be.
Toggle Commented Jul 19, 2016 on The slipperiness of democracy at A Don’s Life
trouble is that legal deposit (in england, bl, bod and cambridge ul) only applies to books published in uk....
Toggle Commented Jul 18, 2016 on What happens to dead library books at A Don’s Life
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 Jun 29, 2016 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 Jun 25, 2016 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