Monthly Archives: April 2019

A Village-ful of Generals…

I posted a shorter version of this article some time ago; however, I’m re-posting now to highlight the fact that you can now view it as a video on my YouTube channel, History Twist. If you enjoy the video, please hit … Continue reading

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Dead Men Talking… How those Doomed for Execution Met Their Fate

I posted a shorter version of this article some time ago; however, I’m re-posting now to highlight the fact that you can now view it as a video on my YouTube channel, History Twist. If you enjoy the video, please hit … Continue reading

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Fake news isn’t new: The lookalikes who went to war

I posted a shorter version of this article some time ago; however, I’m re-posting now with extra information to highlight the fact that you can now view it as a video on my YouTube channel, History Twist. If you enjoy … Continue reading

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The two Elizas: The Irish courtesans who really set the world alight

 I’m re-posting this article now to highlight the fact that you can now view it as a video on my YouTube channel, History Twist. I’m still working my way through some production glitches, but please bear with me. If you enjoy … Continue reading

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The Seven Lives of Hitler

    I posted this article some time ago; however, I’m re-posting now to highlight the fact that you can now view it as a video on my YouTube channel, History Twist. If you enjoy the video, please hit the … Continue reading

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America’s Revolution: When Men Were Men… and Women Were Men, Too

Do you remember the days when men were men and we all knew our place in the world? No? Me neither. The thing about comments that refer to ‘back in the day’ is that the people who make them tend … Continue reading

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The Native Irishman

I wrote this book a long time ago now and never did anything with it. I’d be interested to hear any opinions on the first chapter…       1847   The Arkansas Intelligencer HUNDREDS LOST ON WALK OF DEATH … Continue reading

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The Bother with Brothers…

Brothers have a lot to answer for when it comes to history. From the mythology of twins Romulus and Remus, who are said to have founded Rome, to the brutal reality of the Lewingdon brothers, whose murder rampage terrorised the … Continue reading

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