John’s last letter

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Background Some years ago, my family visited a car boot sale near Leominster in Herefordshire. The children went off to find dinosaurs and action figures and whatever else they were interested in at that time, taking their mum with them. I have never been a big buyer or collector of anything but I am always […]


Review of “Miners at War 1914-1919”

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Miners at war 1914-1919: South Wales miners in the Tunnelling Companies on the Western Front by Ritchie Wood published by Helion & Company, 2017 ISBN 978 1 911096 49 8 Hardback, 298 pages plus appendices, bibliography, index. Illustrated. Cover price not stated by publisher’s note says £35. Reviewed by Chris Baker. According to the publisher’s […]