Monthly Musings: October 2016 – Random Acts of Kindness

I’m writing this sat at a desk in Gladstone’s Library having spent the last two days listening to interesting people talk about their work and chatting to many lovely people over breakfast, lunch and dinner as we all came together for the library’s Hearth weekend. The last talk, which finished just over an hour ago, … More Monthly Musings: October 2016 – Random Acts of Kindness

WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 27 – In Memory of One Who Fell

On 18th October 1916, exactly one hundred years ago, night had well and truly fallen over the Butte de Warlencourt when Sergeant Frederick Neville Woodger of “D” Coy, 3rd Regiment South African Infantry moved up to the front line, in the newly dug Pearse’s Trench at the base of the Butte. He would not see … More WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 27 – In Memory of One Who Fell