Beat the rush

Posted on June 21st, 2013

Last week the British Government released its plans for commemorating the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War on 4th August 2014. These are to include a service in Glasgow Cathedral on … Read More

Your Journey of Discovery

Posted on June 3rd, 2013

Since my last blog, you may have seen both a Facebook and Twitter announcement that, for a donation through Just Giving ( to the benefit of The Army Benevolent Fund, The Soldiers’ Charity, Great War … Read More

Literary Links

Posted on May 11th, 2013

I am not a great fan of quizzes, pub or otherwise, mostly because the questions asked are never about the subjects I am interested in! But, if you were to ask me to set a … Read More

Six VC’s before Breakfast

Posted on April 25th, 2013

Since the first ANZAC Day commemoration of 25th April 1916, this date has been identified so intimately with the Australian New Zealand Army Corps that the other allied forces which took part in this most … Read More

Diaries of a Captain

Posted on April 15th, 2013

As the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War (The Great War) in August 2014 looms ever closer, a huge variety of remembrance / commemoration projects are beginning to bloom, just as … Read More

Pheasant Wood Memorial

Posted on March 28th, 2013

Whilst in a meeting this week with my marketing manager, we were discussing which images to use for a brochure design and what to write our first blog about. It was as I described the … Read More

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