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I have a BA Hons degree in typographic design and Masters degree in business administration. I worked in the publishing industry for 30 years as a setter, copy editor and proof reader, before moving into management. Now semi-retired.

My main interest areas are cookery, cricket, and reading/writing.


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answered 'Sub rosa' council meetings
Jan
17
answered Financial ramifications of peerages created since the 19th century
Jan
10
answered Comparison of naval fleet strengths during the Napoleonic wars
Dec
31
answered How much did helping the American Revolution cost France?
Dec
31
answered Why did the start of the Roman consular year move?
Dec
22
answered Was Edward VIII of England forced to abdicate?
Dec
10
answered What is the basis of Russian criticism of Antony Beevor's work?
Dec
10
answered Stalingrad - the German perspective?
Dec
10
answered Why did Civil War officers tell their men to “aim low”?
Dec
10
answered In the US Civil War, what factors contributed to the Union having such a numerical advantage over the Confederacy?
Dec
7
answered How is Gaddafi viewed outside the West?
Dec
7
answered Was the Zimmerman Telegram a ruse on the US or a way of Germany to incite Mexico to declare war on the US?
Dec
6
answered Did the roman conquerors have directives/guidelines to either integrate or assimilate foreign tribes/folks?
Dec
5
answered Was the IMF complicit in destroying the Romanian economy?
Dec
5
answered What's the advantage of the infantry column formation in the Napoleonic Wars?
Dec
5
answered Why did the United Kingdom industrialize first?
Dec
5
answered What was the status of specialized workers during the Roman times?
Dec
5
answered In what ways did the rise of a true middle class in Europe during the late 19th century become apparent?
Dec
4
answered Which arm was the shield held in?
Dec
4
answered What was “Greek fire”?