Tag Archives: World War One

To End All Wars? A Personal View

My father was born on the eleventh November. As a child that was Dad’s birthday; it contained nothing more resonant than that. At some point however, and I wouldn’t have been very old, I realised it was also Remembrance Day … Continue reading

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The Archaeologist Writes – St. Joan works overtime

The Archaeologist is putting in a guest appearance today.   In a display cabinet, a few feet from where I am sitting is a small porcelain statue of Joan of Arc. Whilst it is over one hundred years old, it is … Continue reading

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