About the header image, about me

One of the fun and, well, confronting things about starting a blog – at least for me – is that it’s not just about the writing. A blog needs a ‘Theme’. ‘Widgets’. And… a header image.

When I published my first post last week, I had no idea what the header image for Milstorical should be. Then I remembered @perkinsy‘s at her blog Stumbling Through the Past, looked around my study, and realised I had several cool things to photograph. The resulting image, below, also says quite a bit about why I’m interested in the things I’m interested in.

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