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, … Continue reading Monthly Musings: October 2016 – Random Acts of Kindness

Book Review: Callsign Hades

Callsign Hades by Patrick Bury My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book is the very powerful, and at times uncomfortable, story of Patrick Bury’s journey through officer training at Sandhurst, into the Royal Irish Regiment and then out to Afghanistan in 2008 in command of 7 Platoon, Ranger Company, who were stationed in F.O.B … Continue reading Book Review: Callsign Hades