Monthly Musings – July 2016 – The Tale of the Headache and Other Stories

The Tale of the HeadacheThere once was a woman whose head ached continually and filled her waking hours with constant pain. Most of the time it was a dull, nebulous pain that could be worked through if she was concentrating but sometimes it was spiky and jagged and tore at her thoughts until she could … Continue reading Monthly Musings – July 2016 – The Tale of the Headache and Other Stories

WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 24 – From the Field of Battle

When I visited the Western Front in October 2013 I spent a significant amount of time in and around the area in which the Battle of the Somme took place. The land which was once a churned mess of mud, blood and bodies has mostly returned to farmland but you can still see the scars of … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 24 – From the Field of Battle