purplebullfinch: And, after @to-the-manner-born, let us also…

purplebullfinch:

And, after @to-the-manner-born, let us also remember that today is the anniversary of the British light cavalry assault on massed Russian guns and infantry at the end of of a shallow valley near Sevastopol during the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War, which was to be immortalized in an epic poem by Tennyson.