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What is Corned Beef?

Doing a workshop with year 6 pupils on life in World War 1 provided some interesting points of discussion and as usual led to more questions and revelations. 582 more words


I Met a Man...

Last week in the supermarket I had an encounter which inspired me to put ink on paper after a long hiatus. And for that I am grateful to the person who shared snatches of his life and philosophy. 452 more words

Writing Tips

Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou - 01 (First Impressions)

The premise couldn’t be simpler: two girls on a bike in a world of nothing. They are, as far as they know, the only living souls left in that world; the rest is in darkness and ruins. 335 more words

Anime Reviews

Food the Last Thing to Evolve on the Battlefield

I think we can all agree that the role of war has played a major part in the human story. As technology evolves, advances in weapon technology, tactics and transportation increasingly become more sophisticated. 1,312 more words

American Revolution

30 July 1917

Extract from the diary of LCpl Walter Williamson, 6th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

By dinner time everyone was completely fitted out. Overcoats and haversacks were discarded and handed into store. 1,074 more words

15 July 1917

Extract from war diary of 9th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

“C” Coy. relieved the Coy. of the 9th Welch.  The Bn. now held the line with three coys in front and one in reserve.  48 more words

REVIEW: Catching the Wind by Melanie Dobson

Daniel Knight is on a quest to find Brigette Berthold whom he last saw when she was 10 and he was 13.  They were separated in a reassignment in England after they fled Germany.  198 more words

Book Reviews