Christian Parkinson is a filmmaker, journalist and qualified battlefield tour guide based in South Africa.

He has a passion for military history, especially the campaigns of the British army between the Napoleonic wars and World War Two.

He regularly visits the battlefields of southern Africa and loves to make films, write stories and keep fit – all while trying to be a present and attentive dad.

If you want to drop him a line then the easiest thing is to email redcoathistory at Gmail dot com.