The End of Glory – War & Peace in HMS Hood 1916-1941

There have been many fine books written on HMS Hood, the glory of the Royal Navy, while television and cinema have also taken the subject to their … [Read more...]

Carlisle link to 111 year-old Christmas pudding

A letter to the Editor of the Carlisle Journal has become key to the history of a recently discovered 111 year-old Christmas pudding. Headed, … [Read more...]

Isandlwana – How the Zulus Humbled the British Empire

The legendary slaughter of so large a part of Lord Chelmsford’s mighty imperial British Army at Isandlwana by the Zulu impies of King Cetshwayo in … [Read more...]