As a cinema go-er and history lover it can sometimes be hard to jump feet first into the on-screen world. Hercules (2014) ticked a lot of boxes but really ticked me off in other ways. Spoilers? Hercules has been in … Continue reading Hercules: The man, the myth, the movie
Well, things have been a little quiet over here on In Other Worlds, we’ve been in other countries! I’m currently sat on the train from Stockholm, Sweden to Oslo, Norway as I type is…but more on that later. First up, … Continue reading Blog update: In other countries
Adventures of Odysses: King of Ithaca, The Gates of Troy, The Armour of Achilles & The Oracles of Troy by Glyn Iliffe Recommended for: Ancient Greece, ancient gods, mythology & ancient warfare I am really on a Greek myth binge … Continue reading Bookworm Recommends – Adventures of Odysseus series
Recommended for: First hand account of combat in the second world war Studying Military History allowed me to indulge my passion and get to grips with history on an academic level but it’s nice to get away from the thick … Continue reading Bookworm Recommends – Blood Red Snow
In recent years the FPS market place seems to have been flooded with modern military shooters as developers and publishers desperately try to take a slice of the Call of Duty Cake and gamers have become more and more resentful … Continue reading Who decided WW2 was boring?
As I child, probably from as young as 4-5 I was always interested in history – running around the back garden with a couple of sticks pretending they were swords and marvelling at the tales of the Romans, Vikings and … Continue reading Totally in love with Total War
George R R Martin is a cheeky bugger. Much of what we read in A Song of Ice and Fire has been borrowed from or inspired by true historial events and locations. Did you know there’s a town on the … Continue reading Real life Westeros: Dundurn Hill, St. Fillans SCOTLAND