Monthly Archives: July 2013

Factual Friday

(The Crimean) War and Peace Welcome to another addition of Factual Friday. Today’s post is a bit of departure of facts and figures but I found an interesting tidbit in “The Crimean War” by Orlando Figes (yes, I’m still reading … Continue reading

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Factual Friday

Happy Factual Friday! Today’s topic: forts! Thanks to reader Ben’s comments about designs of forts, I thought this was a great question! Above is Fort Bourtange of the Netherlands. Forts have been around for over thousands of years and the … Continue reading

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Factual Friday

Welcome to Factual Friday! My sincerest apologies for missing the last two weeks. First, the administrative stuff: there won’t be a Factual Friday post July 26th and there will be two Fridays in August that won’t have a post either. … Continue reading

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