Re-Enacting as a research method for historical fiction authors

Now, there is an academic debate on whether re-enacting enables or hinders the production of academic research – I settle on the side that it enables. I really do think that if you try to do something they way they did it in the past it can inform your understanding of the past providing you with real insight.

My Bonnie Light Horseman… A ‘lite’ look at British Cavalry – Jonathan Hopkins

Haloo All! I am pleased to be introducing onto my blog this week, Jonathan Hopkins, a 19th Century cavalry expert and author of the Cavalry Tales series. This week, right here, right now, as a very apt follow-on from Bennett’s previous blog on the Napoleonic Wars, Jonathan delves, rather humorously, into the lives of realContinue reading “My Bonnie Light Horseman… A ‘lite’ look at British Cavalry – Jonathan Hopkins”