Posts Tagged ‘ WW1 ’

Bordegarde goes to … Warfare ’08, UK

Nov 27th, 2008 | By | Category: Conventions and Shows

Bordegarde “Trees don’t bark back” Warfare is one of my personal favourite shows of the year, and you can view this report in light of that.  Apart from the fact that it is relatively close to me (a couple of hours easy drive ), I have built up a comfortable routine for the weekend that […]



90 Years – Observed from the Orient

Nov 11th, 2008 | By | Category: Scuttlebutt


Today, for the first time in several years, I watched the BBC World transmission of the Armistice Day Remembrance at The Cenotaph in London. Having not watched it for so long, it invoked several disparate feelings.



Check your attic to pay for your next army

Sep 12th, 2008 | By | Category: Waffle and Wanderings

It’s strange the things people will collect, and stranger still the money they’ll pay for it.

Diary and Scrapbook of an Infantryman in Europe.1917 – 1919 by Private James Allen, is currently on offer on book sales site AbeBooks. The asking price is a staggering US $6,328 for the 8.25″ x 5″ x 1.25″ black buckram covered c.25-page diary.