sharpiefan: Text: 'Clearly something nautical and fascinating just happened' (Something nautical)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Fanfic:
So Quick Bright THings Come to Confusion by [personal profile] sharpiefan; 15; The London Life RPG; Robbie Fitzgerald, original characters
My Kingdom For a Horse, Part1 by [personal profile] sharpiefan; U; The London Life RPG; Robbie Fitzgerald
My Kindom For a Horse, Part 2 by [personal profile] sharpiefan; U; The London Life RPG, Robbie Fitzgerald

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:
[personal profile] rosefox asks about First Nations or Native American visitors to England circa 1810

Miscellany and meta:

Communities and challenges:
[personal profile] cruisedirector posts LiveJournal/Dreamwidth Mirror
[community profile] mandc_read is reading The Far Side of the World, Insidian Style

Rec of the Week:
Ramage and the Exiles by [archiveofourown.org profile] DisaLanglois (General Audiences) The year is 1807; the place is Portugal. Bonaparte is threatening to invade Portugal, unless the Portuguese Prince Regent declares war on Britain. Admiral Sir Sidney Smith sails with a fleet to Lisbon. His mission: to aid the Portuguese - or destroy them.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Close-up of Aos Royal Marine, text 'Sorry, sir' (Marine sorry sir)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: I am so sorry; I could have sworn I'd updated this last week. :(

Fanfic:

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:
[community profile] anything_aos: [personal profile] sharpiefan: Ten things you may not know about the War of 1812

Miscellany and meta:
[community profile] age_of_sail: [personal profile] sharpiefan: Show the Colours is looking for new members
[personal profile] ingreatwaters: lines of poetry meme

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read are currently reading Chpater Six of The Nutmeg of Consolation

Rec of the Week: A rec from [personal profile] heather_mist: The Importance of Bees by afrai; Aubreyad; K; Jack and Stephen; Whatever his thoughts on the issue later, Jack Aubrey did not begin the term with the intention of quarrelling with Stephen Maturin. An AU school story pastiche.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Hornblower, with telescope,  and Bush, (HH I spy)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: Back at the parents' for the weekend, where there is internet so I can post this edition. Have spent the week melting in between unpacking boxes.

Fanfic:

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:

Miscellany and meta:
[community profile] mandc_read: [personal profile] esteven posts Patrick O'Brian

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read: [personal profile] esteven informs us there is no Read this weekend
[community profile] mandc_read: [personal profile] esteven informs us there will be a change in Books

Rec of the Week:
Waterloo by [archiveofourown.org profile] Lady_branwyn; Hornblower; G; Horatio Hornblower, OC; Hornblower tours the battlefield of Waterloo and ponders the difference between war at sea and on land. Bookverse.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Sean Bean as Sharpe, smiling (Sharpe)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: I'm sorry; I've almost missed this weekend. I hope you've all had a good week? The next edition of Despatches is very likely to also be late as I will be moving across country on Friday, and may or may not yet have internet in the new place. I hope there will be more than one entry to link to when I do get to post, too.

Fanfic:

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:

Miscellany and meta:

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read are reading Chapter Nine of The Thirteen-Gun Salute this weekend.

Rec of the Week:
Sharpe's Shilling by [personal profile] sharpiefan; Sharpe; U; Richard Sharpe, Obadiah Hakeswill; The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: A ship's boy with a tall ship in the background (Terry Button)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor:

Fanfic:

Son et Lumière:
Pics: [personal profile] sharpiefan: The Project (TM), finished

Of historical interest:
[wordpress.org profile] austenblog: Life Below Stairs: The Duties of a Georgian Housemaid
[personal profile] sharpiefan: So that's what they're calling it these days

Miscellany and meta:

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read is reading Chapter Five of The Thirteen-Gun Salute this weekend

Rec of the Week: From the Vickery Family Papers; Show the Colours; G; John Vickery, Emma Vickery, Lady Saltash; Correspondence from the papers of the Vickery family, between Captain John Vickery of the 5/60th and members of his family

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Cartoon Wellington kicking cartoon Napoleon up the bum (Welly's boot)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor:

Fanfic:
Ties That Bind by [personal profile] barefoot_bard; Show the Colours; K+; Paol Kerjean, Mathilde Benveniste, Montreuil, Dominic Charcot, Jérémie Blanchard; Comrades are reunited after an eventful separation. Talavera, August 1809.
Safe by [personal profile] barefoot_bard; Show the Colours; M; Paol Kerjean, Jérémie Blanchard; After being wounded in the midst of the fighting at Talavera, a French soldier tries to get back to his lines. Talavera, July 1809.
No Glad Tidings by [personal profile] barefoot_bard; Show the Colours; K+; Cross Johnson; A Marine receives only bad news when his ship calls at Gibraltar for stores and liberty runs. Gibraltar, August 1809.

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:
[community profile] anything_aos: [personal profile] ozfille: The Voyages of Rose de Freycinet

Miscellany and meta:

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read are reading Chapter Four of The Thirteen=Gun Salute this weekend

Rec of the Week:
Ex Libris by [personal profile] latin_cat; Sharpe; G; Harris, Wellington, Dan Hagman; Harris’ search for literature gets him into trouble.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Close-up of boy sleeping, text 'Private Oxley' (Oxley sleeping)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: Hope the HTML's OK in this week's edition; I am about to toddle off upstairs for a sleep (early mornings do not agree with me, although I like seeing the afternoons from the perspective of one who has already been to work by the time twelve noon rolls around). Have a good one!

Fanfic:
A Link to the Past, A Bridge to the Future by [personal profile] sharpiefan; Show the Colours; U; George Thompson, Lil Baker, Bessie Thompson, Annie Thompson, Jesse Thompson; Thompson returns home during the summer of 1811.

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:

Miscellany and meta:
[wordpress.com profile] austenblog: JASNA Louisville announces the Jackie Johnson Memorial AGM scholarship
[wordpress.com profile] austenblog: Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice: A Musical at La Miradea Theatre for the Performing Arts
[wordpress.com profile] austenblog: Around the Austen Blog
[personal profile] latin_cat: A Thought

Communities and challenges:
[personal profile] sharpiefan posts The HMS Acasta Letter Writing Project
[community profile] mandc_read is reading The Thirteen-Gun Salute this weekend

Rec of the Week:
The World Inside Out by [personal profile] alltoseek; Aubreyad; NC-17; Jack Aubrey, Stephen Maturin, Sophie Villiers, Diana Villiers; A genderswap AU fic that is a sequel to Astolat's incredible The World Turned Upside Down

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Felicity Jones as Catherine Morland, writing a letter (Emma Vickery)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: As previously mentioned, I don't link to the Acasta blog any more as a regular thing, but I am including a link to this year's request for letters for their mail-bag project, which I think will be of interest to anyone who writes in this period.

Fanfic:
Wedding Night in Camp by [personal profile] sharpiefan; Show the Colours; U; Maggie/Cotton; 'wedding night' - does exactly what it says on the tin.

Son et Lumière:
Pics: [personal profile] dreamboatdreamer70 posts Something for Myself

Of historical interest:
[wordpress.com profile] austenblog: Plotting Lady Susan

Miscellany and meta:

Communities and challenges:
[syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Calling All Writers
[community profile] mandc_read will be reading The Thirteen-Gun Salute Chapter One this weekend

Rec of the Week:
Together At Sea by [archiveofourown.org profile] Makioka; Persuasion;PG-13; Admiral Croft, Sophia Croft; Mrs Croft knows her place aboard ship and so does her husband.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Line of Age of Sail Marines on parade (Sailors)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: Hope everyone has had a good two weeks (or so). Sorry for the delay - and those who are reading through The Letter of Marque at [community profile] mandc_read can still comment on previous chapters.

Fanfic:
From the Vickery Family Papers Vol II, Letter 3 by [personal profile] sharpiefan; Show the Colours; U; John Vickery; Written the day after the Battle of Fuentes de Onoro

Son et Lumière:
[personal profile] joyful_molly: Banished and Poldark have started
Screencaps: Poldark, Series 1, Episode 1 caps by [personal profile] joyful_molly
Screencaps: Poldark Episode 1 by [personal profile] chrsvg
[wordpress.com profile] austenblog: BBC Mansfield Park dramatisation available on CD and at Audible

Of historical interest:

Miscellany and meta:
[personal profile] sharpiefan: Thinky stuff about Marines and new period dramas
[personal profile] sharpiefan is asking for Help

Communities and challenges:
[personal profile] sharpiefan has issued an informal Fandom crossover challenge
[community profile] mandc_read is reading The letter of Marque, Chapter Five this weekend (previous chapters can still be commented upon)
[personal profile] esteven: [community profile] perfect_duet: Celebrating Sid

Rec of the Week: Rock and Tempest, Fire and Foe by [profile] idler1814/[archiveofourown.org profile] idler; Hornblower; G; William Bush; Morning, October 21, 1805, off Cape Trafalgar. Aboard Temeraire, William Bush and his men can only wait as they inch toward the Combined Fleet.


Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Rowing boat in the rain (Rowingboat)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: It is with great sadness that I have to announce that [personal profile] sid has passed away. She was a lovely friend and will be very much missed by all who knew her (on or offline). May you rest in peace.

Fanfic:

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:

Miscellany and meta:
[personal profile] justincase links to the earliest known photo

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read are reading The Reverse of the Medal, Chapter Ten this weekend.

Rec of the Week:
Sophie's Secret by [personal profile] sid; Aubreyad; NC-17; Sophie, Jack, Stephen.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Line of Age of Sail Marines on parade (Hornblower)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: I apologise for the delay with this edition; I've had a couple of computer issues lately and am posting from a borrowed laptop. if you notice I've not linked to something which was posted since the previous edition of Despatches, please let me know and I'll include a link for it.

Fanfic:
Terror by [personal profile] justincase; Aubreyad; PG-13; Jack/Stephen. In the darkness he could see nothing, yet he moved with the knowledge of a man who well knew where he was, he had been here many times before.

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:

Miscellany and meta:
[personal profile] sharpiefan posts I spy a Marine. Or two, or three
[personal profile] sharpiefan posts Belmont Park
[personal profile] sharpiefan posts Useful AoS linkage
[personal profile] sharpiefan posts 10/10 on the 'Weird Things People Do' Scale

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read are currently reading Reverse of the Medal, Chapter Nine

Rec of the Week:
This is Why They Call it Falling by [archiveofourown.org profile] rain_sleet_snow; Persuasion; Gen; Anne Elliot, Frederick Wentworth; No poet ever sauntered gently into love, and neither does Frederick Wentworth.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Rear view of a sailor standing at the ship's wheel (At the wheel)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: Slightly late edition this week, peeps. Sorry! (I've basically come in from work and gone straight to bed for the last two or three days.)

Fanfic:
On Land and At Sea by [personal profile] neveralarch; Hornblower; NC-17; William Bush/Horatio Hornblower/Barbara Wellesley; Hornblower introduces his captain to his wife. (A missing chapter from the beginning of Commodore Hornblower.)

Son et Lumière:
[personal profile] sharpiefan: 10/10 on the 'weird things people do' scale
[personal profile] joyful_molly: 2015 goes 18th and 19th Century, telly-wise – what can we look forward to?

Of historical interest:
[personal profile] sharpiefan: A Court-martial Transcript and a photo
[personal profile] sharpiefan: Restorers face last chance to preserve HMS Victory

Miscellany and meta:
[wordpress.com profile] austenblog: Assumptions are stupid things made by stupid people
[personal profile] sharpiefan: Wonders will never cease

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read are reading Reverse of the Medal Chapter Seven this weekend
[personal profile] sharpiefan: Show the Colours is looking for new players

Rec of the Week:
A POTC ficlet: Sabre by [archiveofourown.org profile] AletheiaFelinea; POTC; G; Jack Sparrow, Anamaria, Marty; Are you familiar with the popular amongst people living in constant battle conditions custom of auctioning the deceased’s property for the benefit of their families?

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Tall ship under full sail (Sailing)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor:
Christmas is drawing ever nearer and we're now over halfway through the annual Perfect Duet Advent Calender. There's been a lot of variety of entries in this year's calendar, from fics to vids to craft to essays!

Fanfic:
Advent Calendar Day 15: Instruments by [livejournal.com profile] amaraal; Aubreyad; NC-17; Jack/StephenHandling delicate things is Stephen's second nature.

Son et Lumière:
Vid: New Show the Colours video ad by [personal profile] sharpiefan; Show the Colours; U
Picspam: Advent Calendar Day 14: A Menorcan Adventure by [livejournal.com profile] ylla
Fanart/Picspam: Advent Calendar Day 13: An Aubreyad Calendar by [personal profile] zilah
Photo-essay: A Marine photo essay by [personal profile] sharpiefan
Vid and Artwork: Advent Calendar Day 11: 'Christmas Wishes' Video and Artwork by [personal profile] dreamboatdreamer70
Picspam: Advent Calendar Day 10: Bears in Pompey by [personal profile] esteven

Of historical interest:
Photo-essay: Advent Calendar day 12: The Marines: Who They Are and What They Do by [personal profile] sharpiefan

Miscellany and meta:

Communities and challenges:

Rec of the Week:
Spoke Felucca by [archiveofourown.org profile] Diane_C; Aubreyad; Jack Aubrey, Stephen Maturin; Based on a specific scene from the book Master and Commander, this is an early quarrel between Jack and Stephen, who are quite new to each other as friends and as shipmates.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Line of Age of Sail Marines on parade (Oxley art)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor:
A very brief reminder of Despatches' purpose here: To promote the Age of Sail fandom on Dreamwidth by linking to communities, fannish creations and other items of interest primarily on Dreamwidth. The major exceptions to this are blogs on platforms such as Blogger or Wordpress, and the annual Perfect Duet Christmas calendar, where entries may be on LJ rather than DW. If you know anyone who produces Age of Sail entries on Dreamwidth, or if you're a member of any AoS community not watched by [personal profile] despatch_reader, please let me know!

Fanfic:
A Dunking by [personal profile] justincase; Aubreyad; PG; Jack, Stephen; Based on Jack telling Sophie that Hen had saved Jack from drowning early in their careers.

Son et Lumière:
[personal profile] dreamboatdreamer70 links to Aubrey-Crowe artwork by [twitter.com profile] Irkanay

Of historical interest:

Miscellany and meta:
[personal profile] joyful_molly: For Sale: “The Cockpit / Pit Ticket” – William Hogarth, original print, hand colouring, 1759

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read is reading The Reverse of the Medal, Chapter 2 this weekend
[personal profile] esteven: [community profile] perfect_duet: Rushes in two days late
[personal profile] le_russe_satan: [community profile] perfect_duet: Advent Calendar help?
[personal profile] latin_cat: [community profile] perfect_duet: Advent Calendar 2014
[personal profile] latin_cat: [community profile] perfect_duet Advent Calendar Sign-up List

Rec of the Week:
Kind of a twofer! Upon a Midnight Clear by [personal profile] latin_cat is a remix of Snow by [personal profile] gayalondiel; Hornblower; G; Hornblower/Kennedy, Bush

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Coffee beans, coffee grinder and coffee pot, text 'Coffee' (Coffee)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor:

Fanfic:
Rest by [personal profile] alltoseek; Aubreyad; Gen; Stephen Maturin
Dowsing the Phantom by [personal profile] alltoseek; Aubreyad; Gen; Stephen Maturin/Diana Maturin
Fifth Night by [personal profile] alcyone301; Aubreyad; Gen

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:

Miscellany and meta:
[personal profile] alltoseek links to AoS Spook-Me fics

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] perfect_duet: [personal profile] esteven reminds us of upcoming anniversaries
[community profile] mandc_read are reading The Far Side of the World Chapter Ten this weekend
[personal profile] sharpiefan is advertising a Watch of Master & Commander next weekend

Rec of the Week:
There Is no Coffee by [archiveofourown.org profile] ICryYouMercy; Hornblower; U; Hornblower, Bush; Stores are curious and fickle things, and the varieties of not-quite-coffee even more so.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Gaspard Ulliel as a Rifle officer of the 60th Rifles (Vickery 3)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: We would like to send our best wishes to [personal profile] esteven and hope that she recovers soon! Fandom is not the same without you, dearest.

Fanfic:
Intermezzo by [personal profile] zilah; Aubreyad; NC-17; Jack/Stephen; Stephen and Jack find some happiness after rough times in their lives.

Son et Lumière:

Of historical interest:

Miscellany and meta:
[personal profile] sharpiefan informs us about In These Times: Living in Britain Through Napoleon's Wars

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read will be reading The Far Side of the World, Chapter Seven this weekend.
[community profile] where_away: [personal profile] alcyone301 posts Jack is like Shakespeare

Rec of the Week:
To Be Laughed At by [archiveofourown.org profile] scrimshaw; Pride and Prejudice; G; Fitzwilliam Darcy, Charles Bingley; The revelation of Mr. Collins's philosophy on proposals, during a celebration of our two heroes' engagements.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Rowing boat in the rain (Rowingboat)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: Had rather a busy week or so - I've been out nearly every day.

Fanfic:

Son et Lumière:
Vid and pcs: From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Trouble with Americans
Pics: From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Images from New Boston

Of historical interest:
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Advices on Health of Sailors
From [profile] hmacasta_feed: Midshipman Longchamp
From [profile] hsmacacasta_feed: Jonh Lechmere, aged 13 years
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Nelson at Toulon and Corsica

Miscellany and meta:
[personal profile] feroxargentea posts Calling all Londoners: Radio 4 "Bookclub" does POB
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: A book review of "Female Tars- women aboard ship in the age of sail" by Suzanne J. Stark
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Five Pounds Reward

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read will be reading Chapter Two of Far Side of the World this weekend
[personal profile] sharpiefan is running a Trafalgar Day Challenge

Rec of the Week: Picked by [personal profile] latin_cat, this week's rec has spawned a number of remixes and off-shoots. The World Turned Upside Down by [archiveofourown.org profile] astolat; Aubreyad AU; NC-17; Jack Aubrey, Stephen Maturin; Jack and Stephen get married and have a baby. No, really.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Line of Age of Sail Marines on parade (Sailors)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: I've had a pretty busy week; I hope you're all doing OK now the summer's beginning to draw to a close? Or, if you're in the Southern hemisphere, perhaps you're looking forward to summer?

Fanfic:
Prise de Fer by [personal profile] josbanks: Aubreyad (pre-canon); G; Stephen Maturin, Ramón d'Ullastret i Casademón; At Ullastret, a young Stephen Maturin learns the noble art of defending his honour with a short sword
September Morning by [personal profile] barefoot_bard: Original; K+; Original characters; An old seaman observes the goings-on by the docks in Amble, Northumberland. September, 1797.
En Rapprochantby [personal profile] josbanks; Aubreyad; R; Stehpen Maturin/Diana Villiers;

Son et Lumière:
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: The Press Gang at New Boston
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: The Press Gang, Last Year
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Here's the Tender Coming, Again
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Smuggler Pressgang Part 1 and 2
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: 'Smuggler' Pressgang Part 3

Of historical interest:
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: British Tars 1740-1790
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Impressment Paperwork
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: A Little Light Reading
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: J. Wilson, Able Seaman

Miscellany and meta:
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: How Do I Avoid the Press Gang?
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: About Us
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: A Book Review of 'Slaver Captain' by John Newton
From [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: A Book Review of 'Landsman Hay; by Robert Hay

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read is on hiatus this weekend
[personal profile] esteven reminds us that Treason's Harbour Chapter Ten is still open for discussion on [community profile] mandc_read

Rec of the Week:
I kinda pressured [personal profile] wayward_shadows into helping me with this week's rec... Passing of an Era by [personal profile] sharpiefan; Hornblower; U; Hornblower, Bush; He wasn't sure at first why he'd come. This wasn't like the glorious launching of a new ship, flags flying, music playing, people cheering.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Sean Bean as Sharpe, smiling (Sharpe)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor: Hope you've all had a good week!

Fanfic:
Juerga by [personal profile] alltoseek and [personal profile] alcyone; Aubreyad; M; Jack Aubrey/Stephen Maturin, Jack Aubrey/Sophie Williams; Peace has broken out. Captain Jack Aubrey and his swordmaster Stephen Maturin are residing in the English countryside, where they meet the ladies of neighbouring Mapes Court, including Miss Sophie Williams and her swordmistress Diana Villiers. A sequel to [personal profile] astolat's "Duende".

Son et Lumière:
Aubreyad Fanart: Sails for Togas by [personal profile] dreamboatdreamer70
M&C Manips: Just a little something by [personal profile] dreamboatdreamer70

Of historical interest:
[syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Meet the REAL crew
[syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Mr Midshipman Dundas

Miscellany and meta:

Communities and challenges:
[personal profile] lost_spook: Obscure & British Commentfest 2014
[syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Men wanted for the Navy
[syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Make Way for the Mail
[community profile] mandc_read are reading The Ionian Mission, Chapter Nine this weekend

Rec of the Week:
Sharpe's Soldier by [personal profile] sharpiefan; Sharpe; PG; Sharpe/Teresa; Sharpe is dying. Can Teresa reach him in time?

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.
sharpiefan: Felicity Jones as Catherine Morland, writing a letter (Emma Vickery)
[personal profile] sharpiefan
Note from the Editor:

Fanfic:
Requiescat in Pacem by [personal profile] justincase; Aubreyad; 18+ (major character death); Sophie’s telegram reached him at The Grapes just as he was leaving to explore a bog he’d recently learned about.

Son et Lumière:
Vid: [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: The Blue Peter
Vid: [syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: You get paid to do it!
[personal profile] patches_the_shipcat: A Silent Movie of Napoleon

Of historical interest:
[syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Adam Cuppage, Volunteer First Class

Miscellany and meta:
[syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: Heritage Artisan Days, New Harmony
[syndicated profile] hmsacasta_feed: A Letter of Intent Renew'd

Communities and challenges:
[community profile] mandc_read are reading Chapter Seven of The Ionian Mission this weekend

Rec of the Week:
Stockings by [archiveofourown.org profile] Pariaritzia; Georgetter Heyer Cotillion; PG; Freddy Standen, Kitty Charing, Lady Legerwood, Meg Standen; In which Lady Legerwood and Meg advise Kitty on the niceties of a wedding night, including the importance of stockings.

Got a link for the next issue? Please comment and let us know. Remember to please tell your AoS friends about us. The more, the merrier, after all! And if you would like to include a particular favourite of yours in Rec of the Week, please leave a comment with a link.

Profile

despatches: Hands holding a sealed letter, addressed H Hornblower, HMS Indefatigable (Default)
AoS Newsletter

April 2017

S M T W T F S
      1
2345678
9 101112131415
16 171819202122
23 242526272829
30      

Syndicate

RSS Atom

Most Popular Tags

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Jul. 21st, 2017 12:49 pm
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios