The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the fourth chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 20th March 2016

Herlock Shomes at it Again.                         CHARACTERS: - Same as last week                         CHAPTER 4 Returning to our friend Shomes who has, for some little time, been cooling his ardour in the Bec, during which period he has contrived to make the acquaintance of Honoria hi fair companion in distress. Breathing undying love and vowing … Continue reading The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the fourth chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 20th March 2016

WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 20 – Gas! Gas!

My Great-Uncle George was invalided home from WWI having been subject to a mustard gas attack. I don’t believe he ever spoke about what he experienced that day (and he died long before I was born) but I do know from what my Gran told me that his health, mobility and daily life were serious … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 20 – Gas! Gas!

The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the third chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 6th March 1916

Herlock Shomes at it Again.                         CHARACTERS: - Same as last week                                 SYNOPSIS:- INTHA PINK, a pioneer, while passing the Cloth Hall, Typers, the scene of a dinner given to commemorate the 73rd year of office of the mayor of that town falls into a crump-hole, where he is left soliloquising. In the meantime, … Continue reading The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the third chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 6th March 1916