History

02 September 2019

A Woman Of No Importance by Sonia Purnell

Virginia Hall was one of the most amazing people of the 20th century.


The fact that she was an American woman with a wooden leg made her exploits all the more astonishing.

24 July 2019

How do Boris & Winston compare?

I cant help but compare Boris Johnson with the late Winston Churchill.


The unexpected rise in Johnson's fortunes over the last 18 months have made this comparison irresistible.

20 July 2019

Churchill - walking with destiny

Yet another book about Churchill, and one which I have enjoyed from the first page to the last.


This book by Andrew Roberts attempts to cover the whole period of his life.