Archive for June, 2014

Here’s another one of my favourite Bristol WW1 tales; a favourite because it contains a great big unanswered, and possibly unanswerable question. Bubonic plague. Scary stuff because that’s, like, what the Black Death was about. The thing that killed maybe as much as half the population of Europe in the 14th century. It’s always been […]

The B-word


Just got back from collecting copies of the latest book what I wrote. They look smashing. ‘Bravo, Bristol! The City at War 1914-18’ is co-authored by Clive Burlton and me. Even if I say so myself, it’s rather splendid. It’s actually much easier to brag about things you’ve co-written because of course you’re not claiming […]