After reading this I know I must check out the author’s website “A Bit About Britain”. If his unbiased approach to history demonstrated in this piece is reflected there then I shall rapidly become a fan.
The Truth Behind the Myth – the Christmas Truce, 1914.
It was agreed that I would start on the eighth of August. I spent the next 3 weeks working on the largest farm in the…
I wrote two completely inadequate essays in the time allowed, one of which I destroyed. Continue reading →
Years later that incident was the inspiration for my book “Summer Day” in which a boy runs away with his sick dog, determined to prevent…
And then there were “twitzers”. This required the victim to hold his hand out with finger tips together and pointing skywards. The edge of the…