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Sun Aug 19, 2007 7:22 am
Was awake in the night last night, turned on the radio and was listening to a film/phone-on programme on Radio FiveLive.

A guy came on talking about the voiceovers he'd done and mentioned he's bee ...

Thu Oct 05, 2006 7:57 am
Further to earlier postings, those of you interested in the Glasgow University digs at the Isandlwana and Eshowe sites might be interested to know that there is a detailed report on the Eshowe dig by ...

Mon Jun 26, 2006 6:38 pm
Just a personal reminiscence on Kenneth Griffith, whom I first met in the mid 1980s. I had the pleasure of visiting him a few times in the last couple of years at his home in north London and on one o ...

Mon May 15, 2006 2:30 pm
Oh - now I am confused - had you popped in to see me? The guy at the Museum said you'd just left as you'd come to see someone who was over from SA. Never connected you might mean me.

The slight Coa ...

Mon May 15, 2006 8:08 am
Thanks Mike - missed your e-mail above on Friday as was on the road to Brecon at the time, and then discovered on Sat morning that I'd missed you by mins at the Museum.

Believe you and I were then ...

Wed May 10, 2006 7:53 pm
Thanks Martin - am coming to Museum on Saturday morning before heading to Cardiff, so should be fine.

Thanks also for colours info - all has become clear.


Mon May 08, 2006 6:52 pm
Thanks Mike - had a long day at the office, so will run your reply off and have a good read and come back with any queries. Off the top of my head on Durnford, I've always thought the fact that he die ...

Sun May 07, 2006 9:04 am
Just finished 'Like Wolves On The Fold' and firstly congratulations Mike - one of the few books in my opinion on Rorke's Drift which really enables the reader to create mental pictures from the text. ...

Sat Jan 21, 2006 7:08 pm
This isn't intended to a plug - more a public service announcement:

I have briefly mentioned this once before some time ago on the forum, but Ian Knight is doing an entire weekend course on the Ang ...

Mon Oct 24, 2005 11:58 am
Thanks David - must admit I'm surprised by John Laband's stance on this, but as you have eluded to, I've no problem with the debate - it's how the 'Chelmsford was lured out of the camp' theory suddenl ...

Fri Oct 21, 2005 8:12 pm
Must admit to having got my copy of 'Zulu Vanquished' in Foyle's earlier this week.

Haven't got got stuck into it yet, but couldn't understand the sentence in David Rattray's foreword:

'At last ...

Mon Oct 10, 2005 6:59 pm
Julian - maybe it's just a feeling from the tone of your comments on this thread, but are there other scenario(s) regarding Isandlwana you want to postulate?

I recall sitting in a very interesting ...

Sat Oct 08, 2005 8:17 pm
Just to let everyone know that 28-30 April 2006, Ian Knight is doing an entire weekend on the above subject at Missenden Abbey in Bucks.

Missenden Abbey is a residential adult education centre, and ...

Sat Oct 08, 2005 8:06 pm
Just to also register my interest. Also, please see note I'm about to post about an entire weekend on the Zulu War at Missenden Abbey in Bucks next year, being given by Ian Knight.

Ed Coan

Sat Oct 08, 2005 8:01 pm
Strangely enough I'm just on page 38 of Mike Snook's 'How Can Man Die Better' - see Julian Whybra topic, and was also intrigued by Hamilton-Browne name revelation, but a couple of pages before Mike me ...
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