Monthly Archives: February 2015

Bradt Travel Guide co-founder shares her globetrotting adventures

(, Buckinghamshire Advertiser and Buckinghamshire Examiner, 2014) Travel writing – the two words spark images of adventure and romance. So it is fitting to imagine a travel writing series beginning, say, with an intrepid couple tapping on a borrowed typewriter as they float on a barge down an Amazon tributary. This was the case for Hilary […]

Second World War veteran talks about bombing Europe and a meeting with King George VI

(, Buckinghamshire Advertiser and Buckinghamshire Examiner, October, 2014.) Del Boy and Rodney often groaned at the sound of Uncle Albert’s ‘during the war’ anecdotes but you could not help feeling their interests were piqued. There were many more Uncle Alberts around in the heyday of Only Fools and Horses who could tell tales of extraordinary […]