Tag Archives: Central Asia

Coronavirus Diary Supplemental – Self Isolating with a good book!

I wasn’t going to post anything today.  Being cooped up inside for week after week and having a work in progress living room where one can live but not yet feel comfortable today offers a rare chance to go in … Continue reading

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Timur the lame. The tyrant and his curse

If I ever get round to writing a history book on the great and often bloody names in nomadic history, Timur will have to feature quite prominently in them. Timur was born in the late 1320’s, his precise birthdate uncertain due … Continue reading

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