On May 26, 1915, in a hospital in Boulogne-sur-Mer, France, Julian Grenfell, then a Captain in the Royal Dragoons, died of the wounds he received on 13 May as he stood talking with other officers during operations near Ypres at Hooge . A splinter of shell which had landed near them hit him in the … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 22 – Death of a Poet
And are also going to be very short because I leave for a three week retreat – no internet, no social media, just me, space to think, and some beautiful places to walk whilst thinking - tomorrow and as yet I have not packed a single scrap of clothing. This month, well, all two weeks … Continue reading May Monthly Musings Are Early!
This chapter appeared in the second volume of The “New Church” Times Herlock Shomes at it Again. SHOT IN THE CULVERT FINAL INSTALMENT. CHARACTERS: - Same as last week CHAPTER 6 Sholmes and Co having arrived at their new sphere of action speedily got going again. Intha Pink seized his … Continue reading The Wipers Times – faithful reproduction of the fifth chapter of the Herlock Shomes serialisation – 8th May 1916