Many Londoners who experienced Hitler’s bombs still recall with pride how they stood up to the worst the Luftwaffe could pour down upon them. That it was ever thus is demonstrated by the memories of the dwindling few who remember what it was like to live under the threat of Count Zeppelin’s cigar-shaped airships during […]
WHEN the First World War broke out in August 1914 my father was seven years old, and recovering from pneumonia in a convalescent home in Broadstairs, Kent, but the advent of hostilities brought a sudden end to his recuperation and he was immediately taken back to the family home in London. Eighty-four years have passed […]
IN the February issue of Best of British the Editor asked for poultry memories when concluding an article about Karswood Poultry Spice. While turning out some family heirlooms, I came upon a national publication for the week ending December 15 1917 with the title Eggs Wanted. On the front cover is a photograph of one […]
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