|Introduction||Thirty years of age. A spendthrift and ne'er-do-well, variously employed in the church, the book trade, newspapers and tourism. I am at present, a student. A poor hand with a sabre and an only passable pistol shot, I am fondly remembered by all those who never lent me money. This is my blog, where I will indulge my habit of rambling about my hobby without boring either my friends or my wife.|
|Interests||History, Edwardian and Victorian adventure fiction, war-gaming, role-playing, theatre.|
|Favorite Movies||The Third Man, Apocalypse Now, The Duellists, Master & Commander, Zulu, LA Confidential, In which we serve.|
|Favorite Music||Noel Coward, The Divine Comedy, Led Zeppelin, The Kinks, The Beatles, J.S. Bach, Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller.|
|Favorite Books||Kim, Heart of Darkness, the Sherlock Holmes canon, The Exploits of Brigadier Gerard, the Flashman novels, the Aubrey-Maturin novels, Biggles, Napoleonic Wargaming for Fun, the Mathew Hervey novels, Treasure Island, the Erast Fandorin novels, the Cthulhu Mythos tales of H.P. Lovecraft, The Plague, King Solomon's Mines.|
If you could peer far enough into the night sky, you'd see a star in any direction you looked. When would you sleep?
If you could have one character from fiction as a flat-mate, who would it be? Holmes, naturally.