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The Impact of George Seldes

George Seldes is spoken to have been one of the best press critics in the United States. 

Being born in 1890 and passing away at the old age of 104, he left a great impact regarding American journalism. 231 more words


Boundaries: Trip to Belgium and World War One

Photo Challenge – Boundaries: This week, let’s explore the creative potential of limits, borders, and dividers of all types.

As soon as I’ve read this photo challenge prompt, I had to think of my University trip to Belgium in Summer 2014 as a part of a seminar on World War One literature.

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Travel Tuesday

Royal North Devon Hussars at Gallipoli - a first hand account

A hundred years ago today the Royal North Devon Hussars were landed at Sulva Bay as part of the Gallipoli Campaign. Very little was reported in the newspapers at the time as there was a ban on the reporting of movements. 1,214 more words

The 5th Battalion: the Manchester Regiment

Lancashire’s contingent of the Territorial Force had two divisions, East and West. The Manchester Regiment was part of the East Lancashire Division. Each Regiment had fourteen Battalions of approximately 1000 men. 1,072 more words

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Baking Under Difficulties - A Recipe For Making Yeast in the Dardanelles

It may be the final of the Great British Bake Off this evening where tensions will be rising in the tent – but imagine having to create your own yeast and baking bread in the Turkish heat whilst under attack from the enemy. 720 more words

My War

Here is the final version of the historical fiction story that i wrote and submitted into a writing competition.

27th October 1984:

As I walk through the fields, gun shots again ring through my head and send shivers down my spine. 2,439 more words