Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Waterloo Link

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsNot the railway station named after the event, but the game-changing (modern parlance) battle that helped change the future of Europe. The battle of Waterloo, fought in Belgium in the early summer of 1815, signalled the military decline of … Continue reading

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The Flashman Connection

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsI heard an item on BBC Radio 4 the other day about an impending sale of the author George Macdonald Fraser’s working library in London. I listened with some interest for several reasons, first; I have been a fan … Continue reading

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Incidental Connections

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsWhen Veronica and I came to Hanover House #hanoverhouseĀ in 2007, a number of strange, incidental connections occurred with links between our past, present and future. First, we had hunted high and low for a suitable house in the Cheltenham … Continue reading

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A Brush with Artists

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsHaving had a run of musical and stage artistes staying at Hanover House #hanoverhouse, with notable cellists, an opera singer from the English Touring Opera, a stage manager for the Birmingham Royal Ballet and the odd actress, we have … Continue reading

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