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Sat Feb 19, 2011 9:56 am
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Hi Everyone

Well, what can I say !

The Curator appointment ? Yes, it is correct, I will be taking over from Martin Everett as Curator of the Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh as of 1st March ...

Tue Sep 14, 2010 6:52 am
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Hi Coll

What an interesting response ! Earlier you said that as far as you knew Ian Knight did not have any qualifications in psychology/psychiatry, but nor (to my knowledge) has Stephen Hawking ! ...

Mon Sep 13, 2010 6:59 am
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Hi Coll

Your intepretation with regard to Durnford's officers was interesting. And of course it is an intepretation that links well with Henderson's comments. Now whether that intepretation is va ...

Fri Sep 10, 2010 1:08 pm
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Coll

Thanks for the response.

Guesswork, innermost thoughts, clues ? Surely that’s what Isandlwana is all about ? The people on the British side who would know for certain were killed and there ...

Fri Sep 10, 2010 10:39 am
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Coll

Thank you for answering the various queries with a list of your reservations. Why am I not surprised that your reservations only applied to comments on Durnford !!!!!

To put my subsequent o ...

Tue Sep 07, 2010 7:01 am
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Coll

I must agree wholeheartedly with Peter and Paul (sounds like part of a 60's group !). Surely this is the essence of this site ? We all have theories, but in putting them into the public doma ...

Tue Sep 07, 2010 6:40 am
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Coll

Glad to see you're still contributing, even if it is as a dragon slayer !

No, the two things are not the same, as you have indeed quoted back to me. I intepreted "nothing new" a ...

Tue Aug 24, 2010 6:32 am
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Rich

Great minds think alike. Ian has had lengthy conversations with Dalton with regard to his illustrious ancestors and also with regard to his (Zulu)pereception of the AZW. All of this is clear ...

Mon Aug 23, 2010 6:51 am
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Peter

Many thanks for the kind words.

Rich

You asked if I'd had much chance to talk to Dalton about his perceptions on the AZW while he was over here - regretably not. The propgramme we'd pu ...

Tue Aug 17, 2010 6:18 am
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Hi All

As promised, the account of Dalton's (Lindizwe Ngobese) visit to the UK has now been posted on "Your Travel Stories" - thanks to Mel. As most of the entries relate to UK visits to ...

Tue Aug 10, 2010 6:09 am
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All

A considerable number of these 7pdrs still exist.

Most warships in the 1870s and 1880s carried one for use as a shore gun. When these were eventually replaced by more modern breechloaders ...

Wed Jul 28, 2010 12:09 pm
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Robert

Yes, on the face of it it does look like a site with potential, but if you look at the detail, well .....

eg. Look at the Isandlwana tab and this is what you get:

"Battle Of Isan ...

Mon Jul 26, 2010 6:27 am
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Recently on this thread (“Saving the Colours”) Julian wrote:

"Plenty of other non-historians then followed - good writers all - but not research historians. Knight is one of the latter ...

Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:45 am
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Sawubona

Yes, it should be interesting to see what slant Ian Knight takes in his new book, which should be out in a few weeks. Hopefully he will be addressing all the various theories and ideas th ...

Sun Apr 18, 2010 5:21 pm
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I've been away a week and have just caught up with the various reviews and comments of the AZW discussion event held at the NAM a weerk ago.

I would like to echo all the positive remarks - i ...
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