WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 38 – Finished with the War; A Soldier’s Declaration.

Now most often referred to as “Finished with the War: A Soldier’s Declaration” this letter was really a statement that Sassoon issued to his commanding officer, declining to return to duty after he had been on convalescent leave due to contracting gastric fever in August 2016. This refusal to fight was, Sassoon believed, the best … Continue reading WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 38 – Finished with the War; A Soldier’s Declaration.

Today is a Very Magical Day indeed …

Magical because it’s the first of September. Very Magical because it's 1st September 2017 and thus the day on which the epilogue of the the final Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows, is set. This means that my thoughts started off, this morning, at Kings Cross Platform 9 & 3/4 and are currently slowly … Continue reading Today is a Very Magical Day indeed …