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  • More Somerset Tales by Jack William Sweet

    In the Introduction to my latest book More Somerset Tales - Shocking and Surprising, I have quoted from Somerset Ways - a guide book published by The Great Western Railway Company over a century ago, which declares that: 'Somerset is Home. For it is here in Somerset that the longest journeys end, and the greatest wanderers come to rest at last.  T ...

  • Lost Lions of Judah: Haile Selassie's Mongrel Foreign Legion 1935-41 by Christopher Othen

    Emperor Haile Selassie, King of Kings, the Elect of Zion, and the Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah and his pet dog, Bull, pictured in 1934. (LoC, Lost Lions of Judah: Haile Selassie's Mongrel Foreign Legion 1935-41, Amberley Publishing) In the autumn of 1935 Addis Ababa was getting nervous. The Italians were just over the border building an a ...

  • Edinburgh's Leith Docks 1970-80 by Malcolm Fife

    In the late 1960’s I was interested in aviation, and I purchased a camera to record my visits to airports and air shows. Not long after, I decided I did not wish to restrict myself to photographing a single subject, and I began to build up a collection of colour slides on shipping. Leith Docks, on the northern edge of Edinburgh, was just a 30 min ...

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View our upcoming events in September which including book signings and talks for Secret ChesterPasschendaele 1917The Severn Estuary CrossingsBehind the Wire and The King's Pearl: Henry VIII and His Daughter Mary.

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