The guys over at the British Militaria Forums were talking about this new book on old British single shot guns.  Looks like a great coffee table book for collectors with really nice photography.  Forum members do lament the absence of Martinis though. The book's website also has a preview feature so you know what you're getting.

Mark Chipperfield visits 19th century British Army sites in South Africa, including the bleak gravesite of Breaker Morant, and the battlefield of Isandlwana.  His article, titled Roll Call at Heroes' Acre, at is a compelling read.