Book review: Now we shall be entirely free

This is the first of an intermittent series where I will be writing brief reviews of military fiction, especially books set during the Napoleonic era.  Today’s book is ‘Now we shall be entirely free’ by Andrew Miller. It’s not really a war book as such but is essentially about two British soldiers fresh from Sir … Continue reading Book review: Now we shall be entirely free

The Statue of General Sir Redvers Henry Buller, VC, GCB, GCMG in Exeter

As an amateur historian what I want to talk about today is the currently controversial subject of statues and memorials – especially that of Sir Redvers Buller V.C in Exeter. I am politically homeless. I’m not red, nor am I blue. This article isn't about politics. You may disagree with me and that is fine … Continue reading The Statue of General Sir Redvers Henry Buller, VC, GCB, GCMG in Exeter