In Search of the Real Dad’s Army – The Home Guard and the Defence of the United Kingdom 1940-1944

What was the Home Guard? Who were the men and women who served in it? And what can be said of their real role and significance once the popular myths … [Read more...]





Countess Pillar near Penrith

Situated by the side of the busy A66 just outside Penrith in Cumbria, is a stone tower known as the Countess Pillar. Standing around 4m tall and … [Read more...]