Tag: Ian Fletcher

Exploring Waterloo

Thanks to my friends Ian Fletcher and Kristine Hughes Patrone, I had my own private tour of Waterloo from an author and battlefield expert as well as a Duke of Wellington expert. What an awesome 2 days! “La Belle Alliance” is the farmhouse and buildings where Wellington met Blucher (the Prussian general), who was late…

Badajoz–#AtoZChallenge “B”

Welcome to “B” in the A to Z Challenge 2017. The Duke of Wellington is my theme for this year’s Challenge. Badajoz is a the name of a city and province in the autonomous community of Extremadura in southeastern Spain. During the Napoleonic or Peninsular Wars, the Earl of Wellington (as Arthur Wellesley was known…

Fun Video Friday: Better Late Than Never by Ian Fletcher

Following is a nice preview video for a new Facebook friend of mine’s album released last year . . . really enjoyable music. Ian Fletcher plays in a Rolling Stones cover band (Stoned) and is an author/historian who has numerous books on the Peninsular War (Wellington vs. Napoléon). He also has a tour company specializing in…