October 27, 2018

The day dawned misty and cold but the cloud soon dispersed over the gently rolling hills and the autumn sun was shining and bringing some warmth to the air.

This was the morning of the day which I had been anticipating for many long months, a day I had told countless pe...

October 19, 2018

I have been based in northern France since yesterday, but today I took a trip into Belgium to visit the cemetery at St Symphorien which is just 2km east of Mons.

Mons was the first major battle of the First World War and many soldiers from that battle were buried in thi...

October 8, 2018

Last weekend I took another trip back to Scarborough, hoping to deepen my understanding of the family history by visiting some more sites.

One building I had overlooked previously was 95 Westborough. This was where Lillie Bell, the wife-to-be of my great-uncle Fred Cowl...

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