French spies are probing the secret of Wellington’s defences while Burke seeks out traitors in Lisbon. 1810 and Wellington needs to protect his army against Napoleon’s stronger forces in the Peninsula. His answer? The Lines of Torres Vedras: one of the greatest defensive works the world has ever seen. But for his strategy to work,Continue reading “Burke and the lines of Torres Vedras (James Burke 7) by Tom Williams #BookReview #RBRT”
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#WordlessWednesday in the city of Tomar #Portugal #KnightTemplars
Praça da República Igreja de Santa Maria do Olival The old town The Convent of Christ in Tomar
For #PostboxSaturday two for #SquareOdds
And did you spot the odd items on the tree trunk and among the tree leaves?
Hands on a guitar, that’s odd. Or hands on a door. It can only be the Algarve.