The ‘Silent cities’ of the Western Front – Part 1

As a battlefield guide, I spend a lot of time around cemeteries and memorials. From a practical perspective, there are lots of key and interesting stories that you can tell whilst in a cemetery or by a memorial. You may have a Victoria Cross winner, family members buried or commemorated near to each other orContinue reading “The ‘Silent cities’ of the Western Front – Part 1”

How I became a battlefield tour guide…

I am incredibly lucky in the fact that I get to do something that I love as a job. I am a battlefield tour guide for Anglia Tours, and I spend my time doing what I am most passionate about, talking about the First World War. When I tell people that I am a battlefieldContinue reading “How I became a battlefield tour guide…”