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Month: August 2013

The Great War Underground Conference

Posted on 29th August 2013 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

The Great War Underground Conference On the 2nd November 2013 the Western Front Association in conjunction with the National Army Museum are holding a Conference on the subject of Underground Warfare in the First World War.

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VC Winners from WW1 to be commemorated

Posted on 6th August 2013 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

VC Winners from WW1 to be commemorated Special paving stones will be laid in the home towns of every UK soldier awarded the Victoria Cross as part of 2014's World War I centenary events.

The specially-commissioned stones will be given to councils in the areas where the VC recipients were born.

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Are the French Falling out of Love with The Baguette?

Posted on 3rd August 2013 by Julie and David Thomson in French News.

Are the French Falling out of Love with The Baguette? Think of France...what do you imagine...perhaps wine, countryside, wonderful cheese and of course the ubiquitous baguette. But is all that changing? The French, it seems, are falling out of love. Not with free health care, or short workweeks, or long holidays in August. But with bread.

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