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Virtual Coal Mining and Other Hi-tech Hobbies

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Enduring the commercials on television the other day, I thought how far the Nintendo Wii games system has come in terms of reality. One can recreate practically any movement, in practically any situation. So how could the gaming companies widen their appeal into the nostalgia market using these new-fangled hand controllers?Continue Reading
I read with sadness last night that the last survivor of the Titanic, Millvina Dean, died, aged 97. She was a six-month old baby on board the vessel when it sailed from Southampton in 1912 on its ill-fated maiden voyage, and her father perished on the night of 14 April.Continue Reading

The Victorian Farm

In Military History
I was lucky enough last night to stumble across ‘The Victorian Farm’ on BBC 2. Three people spent a year working a farm using only what the Victorians had at their disposal.Continue Reading

Discovering Timber Framed Buildings

In Military History
I had worked for Osprey Publishing for over a year when I found out that we would be joining forces with Shire Publications, and was excited at the prospect...Continue Reading

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