It gives me enormous pleasure to bring to your attention a very special WW1 Centenary project that has just been officially launched: The Big Picture.
I am delighted to announce that my latest book ‘The First World War Fact Book’ is now available not just in Kindle format, but also as a paperback. The fact book holds 1,568 facts on [...]
John Rimmer was born in Blackburn in 1895, and as a child attended both the Norfolk Street Day School and St Francis’ Church Sunday school. There is little detail available of his early life, but [...]
A recent YouGov survey of 1,955 British adults seems to indicate that there is a general lack of knowledge and understanding in Britain about even the basic facts of the First World War. Some of [...]
I know what you are thinking: Not another book on the First World War!! To a certain extent, I do sympathise with you. If you type in ‘WW1’ in the books section of Amazon.co.uk you [...]
I went to look at a prospective new house at the weekend. It was a lovely cottage that is older than America, in a pretty village called Codford, nestled in the Wylye valley. The place we looked [...]