• Coach Holidays: Breaking the Stereotype

    You could probably stereotype any type of holiday, from an 18-30s or a couples’ retreat, and if we don’t usually associate ourselves with those we assume we would be travelling with, it could well be a make or break factor. But, what about coach holidays? Who exactly would you be travelling with? What sort of […]

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  • The Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Site – Part Two

    The abandonment of Soviet prisoners by Stalin and the subsequent re-establishment of the camp as a special Gulag. The first Soviet prisoners arrived at Sachsenhausen in August 1941. By the end of the year, more than 11,000 of these living skeletons were being held in the camp in appalling conditions. Impossible work conditions, meagre rations […]

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  • Paul Reed: Dunkirk

    A new Second World War film has just been released by well-known director Christopher Nolan. Best known for his Batman series of films, Nolan is British and it is quite remarkable that he has been able to bring what is uniquely a British story into a Hollywood movie. It promises to bring one of the […]

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  • 10 Facts You Did Not Know About Dunkirk

    1. The BEF were a Mix of Regulars and Territorials Most of those who were in the Army in WW2 were conscripts, but the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in 1939/40 was unusual in that it was largely a volunteer army. Regular soldiers were predominantly volunteers, and some had served for many years. A large proportion […]

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  • Formula 1 2017 – The story so far…

    With ten of the twenty races of the 71st Formula 1 season complete, one point between the top two championship contenders and one race to go before the midseason break, what better time to take a look back at all of the goings on so far… We’ve had controversy, quick cars, an array of winners […]

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