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guest post: The Heroic Bean Counter

Guest Post by author Philip K. Allan When the Queen Elizabeth class of Dreadnoughts were launched they were the most…

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guest post: Navy Blue by Philip K. Allan

Navies throughout the world wear basically the same uniform. Dark blue for temperate and full dress with a white variant…

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guest post: Latitude by Philip K. Allan

Use some mapping software, like Google Earth, centre yourself on the middle of the Pacific Ocean and zoom out. A…

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guest post: The French Nelson

When British and French fleets met in battle during the 18th century, as a general rule, it was always the…

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guest post: Winston Churchill’s Tattoo

Philip K. Allan is back with another intriguing article! At the end of the 18th century, a new craze was…

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guest post: Why Did Ships Have Figureheads?

Please welcome back author Philip K. Allen with another article relating to his new novel! Figureheads are magnificent things. Stroll…

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guest post: Google and the Death of the Historical Novel

Please welcome author Philip K. Allan today with his take on the pros and cons of writing in the digital…