In foreign fields …

... they lie for all eternity; a tribute to the courage of man and a testament to man’s savagery.‘Who were they?’ a young child asks as we stand and stare out over the rows of crosses. ‘Had they done something bad?’The mother shushes her, leading her away from our group and back to the coach, … Continue reading In foreign fields …

What’s in a name?

Well, more specifically what's in the name of the little village, Ealdor, that Merlin comes from in the BBC TV Series?Quite a lot actually if you happen to type it into the Old English to English translator and press go:ealdor Strong Masculine Nounelder parent head of a family author source pl ancestors civil or religious authority … Continue reading What’s in a name?