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A small white shoebox and the Battle of the Somme

Do you believe in coincidences and synchronicity? Or do you believe that strange forces are sometimes at work and might bring together events, people and stories in an unbelievable way that can’t only be mere chance?  Are some things are just … Continue reading

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First World War: Postcards from the Front

I am absolutely delighted to say that my new book Postcards from the Front: 1914-1919 has been released today is available from places such as Amazon, Waterstones, WH Smiths etc. This has been two years of painstaking research and writing … Continue reading

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Christmas Advent Calendar: 1 December

Firstly, an apology for lack of posts over the last couple of months.  In the background, my writing has not stopped.  In fact I have been frantically spending every waking hour researching and writing for my next book due out … Continue reading

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Postcards from the Front – From your loving son

I have long been a collector of old postcards – those evocative images conjuring up a bygone era. Originally, I was only interested in the pictures and scenes depicted on the front of the cards. But over the years my … Continue reading

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