The loss of the hall
On 10 May 1941, London was subjected to one of the most intense nights of bombing of the Blitz.
St Crispin’s Day: shoemakers’ holiday
Patriotic Britons and lovers of Shakespeare remember the 25th October with the stirring words from Henry V on the eve of the 1415 Battle of Agincourt.
A Nobel Cordwainer
In the world of Nobel laureates, October is awards month. Born 155 years ago, Austen Chamberlain is (so far) the only Cordwainer to have been so honoured.