Monthly Archives: August 2012

Summer holidays

With the August  bank holiday approaching, I couldn’t resist this brochure advertising sunny Eastbourne (Sussex) in 1922. Looking at the brochure, I’ve been planning my ideal day at the seaside as it would have been then. Trains from Victoria station in London took less … Continue reading

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Who do you believe?

Whilst cataloguing books relating to the early days of the First World War, I couldn’t fail but notice various references to angels appearing during the Battle of Mons.  The story goes that, as the Germans advanced towards Paris against the … Continue reading

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