The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

A brief history because I needed to get it straight in my head.   My need to detail this particular regiment’s history is, in a small way, down to Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle choosing the 5th Northumberland Fusiliers as Dr John H. Watson’s regiment but it is mostly due to BBC Sherlock's John Watson claiming he was … Continue reading The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

In which I think about Arthur …

... who I've always been a little bit in love with. I mean, what’s not to like?  His birth was foretold by the most accomplished prophet of all time and brought about by magic.  He spent the first fourteen years of his life believing he was an orphan, owing everything to the Knight and his wife who took … Continue reading In which I think about Arthur …