The adventures of an 18th century imagination, located in Northern Europe formerly ruled over by joint rulers Duke Karl Frederick and Duchess Liv.Not to mention the American colony of Ny Tradgardland the 17th century Colony of New Tradgardstadt and the newly restored territory of the Shetland Isles.
Featuring a supporting bill of gaming in a diversity of times,places and scales.Hopefully something to interest all who pop by...
Sunday, 5 June 2022
Skating on thin ice
Saw part of this picture on A Gentleman’s War on Facebook but here is the full picture, evidently from the Illustrated London News-
Please click on the above to make it bigger and note the caption at the bottom of the page. It reads-
The First Lincolnshire Rifle Volunteers taking a march down the River Witham on skates.
This is new to me and really interesting, rifle volunteers on skates,wow! Anyone can any further examples of such winter warfare preparations in Great Britain?
P.s just watched the Platinum Party at the Palace on BBC 1 , terrific entertainment and a most enjoyable three hours smorgasbord of acts. Anyone else watched its?