Links

Sable’s Collection of Useful Web Links

Odd Fascinations

Sean Bean Online ~Sean Bean, the Thinking Woman’s Bit of Rough, Fansite with gallery, news, games, puzzles and fan forums. Anglotopia ~The website for people who love Britain. Filled with great travel information and lots of maps of the trains, tubes and areas of interest.

Shopping Therapy

Charming Charlie ~Store guide for unique women’s fashion accessory boutique with an overwhelming selection of fashion jewelry, handbags and more. Sam Moon ~The easy way to shop for handbags, luggage, fashion jewelry, watches, sterling silver, buy more to save more, store locator and online shop.
The Discriminating General ~Military Heritage, Weapons, accessories and Uniforms

Women of a Certain Age

More Magazine ~Health, Beauty, Fashion, Love, Careers and more – MORE Magazine – For Women 40 Plus. Women of a Certain Age Blog~What we are reading, seeing, doing, thinking, at this stage of our lives.

Home Repair and Improvement

Appliance Parts Pros ~The Fastest and Easiest way to find replacement parts for home appliances. Do It Yourself Home Improvement ~Largest open resource of home improvement and repair information.

The Subject of Food

The Old Foodie ~Blog of food historian Janet Clarkson. Open Line Recipes ~Recipes and bulletins from the WMT radio show Open Line, with archives from early 1960s.
Medieval Cookery ~Three Medieval Reenactors’ Collection of Medieval recipes, research, resources and tools, and food-related oddities. Fresh Preserving: The Ball Blue Book Onlline ~Legendary source for all fresh preserving needs. Excellent resource for first-time and experienced home preservers.
Pick Your Own ~Find a pick-your-own farm near you, then learn to can and freeze. A compendium of home food preservation knowledge and recipes.

Good Causes

Help For Heroes ~Launched on 1 Oct 2007 by Bryn and Emma Parry and a group of friends to support those wounded in the current conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Tri service Benefits Navy, Army and Royal Air Force.

Music

Vienna Teng ~Folk pop pianist and singer/songwriter, piano is her primary instrument. Vienna charges her lyrics with feeling narrative and personal history. John Tams ~Award-winning British folk singer and songwriter with a career spanning four decades in every medium. One of the quiet heroes of the British Folk Music revolution.
Norcaslordie ~British Folk Music with contemporary influences and a desire to make the music accessible and entertaining to young and old.
Saor Patrol ~Bringing back from the past a unique sound of Scotland into the 21st century, launching their audience into the tribal, turbulent era of times long gone.
Corvus Corax ~German band known for playing medieval music using an abundance of authentic instruments.Their live performances attract attention with the bizarre look of the musicians being reminiscent of ancient Greek myths: half-naked, dressed in unusual clothes, wearing primitive tribal decorations, often tattooed.

Hobbies and Interests

1/95th Rifles ~95th Rifles Living History Society and Reenactment group’s website. 2/95th Rifles ~The 2/95th Rifles Re-enactment & Living History Society.
History Of War ~First port of call for information on any aspect of military history. The Penninsular War ~History of the Penninsular War 1808-1814 with detailed maps and accounts of the major battles.
The Napoleon Series ~Acknowledging the extraordinary talents of the man who defined an age (1789-1821) and the remarkable men and women who peopled and shaped it. Napoleonistyka ~Napoleon, His Army and Enemies. Campaigns – Battles – Strategy- Tactics – Commanders – Uniforms – .

Books and Authors

Westeros ~Westeros, the ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’ domain, where you can learn all about George R.R Martin’s brilliant fantasy series and the HBO Game of Thrones adaptation. George R.R. Martin ~Personal blog of the author of the critically acclaimed A Song of Ice and Fire book series.
Napoleonic Wars Books ~Napoleonic Wars Bookshop for historical fiction, reference and non-fiction accounts. McBooks Press ~Historical fiction of a military nature from the publishing house roster of top notch authors.
Sharpe Tales Fan Fiction ~A collection of fanfiction. Some good, some bad, most hetero and, sadly, a little bit of slash. Reader beware: not all are well-marked.

Amusements

Old Time Radio World ~ Specializing in Old Time Radio Programs, some of the most popular radio programs of the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. British Radio Comedy ~Listen to classic British radio comedy shows. Includes Paperback Hell series, Old Harry’s Game, Trevor’s World of Sports and more.

Blogs and Bits

Oscar Brand’s Bawdy Songs and Backroom Ballads ~Where to get just what the name implies. Site is an archive of traditional drinking songs, toasts, a study of folklore found in the drinking context — much of which is bawdy. Geek Culture ~The latest news, reviews and gossip on sci-fi, fantasy, cult TV, film and related pop culture.
Age of Uncertainty Blog ~A gentleman bookseller’s blog about the bits and bobs that pass through his shop with tons of interesting and mainly nostalgic photos. Winter is Coming blog ~Winter Is Coming is the number one source for news, rumors, speculation and discussion about HBO’s forthcoming series “Game of Thrones”.

Geek Gear

Digital Blasphemy ~3D computer wallpaper collection by Ryan Bliss. My Anti-Spyware ~Expert help on spyware, malware and adware removal, both do-it-yourself and ask-a-geek forums.