Monthly Archives: September 2019

The Great Polar Explorers

Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen, the great Polar explorers, have left stories of adventure and heroism that have, arguably, never been surpassed. But what drove these three men and why did Amundsen succeed while Scott failed and why did Shackleton survive … Continue reading

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The Putten Raid

On the night of 30 September 1944, the Dutch resistance ambushed a car carrying two officers and two corporals of the German Wehrmacht near the Oldenallerbrug bridge between the village of Putten and¬†Nijkerk. One of the officers, Leutenant Otto Sommer … Continue reading

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Rewriting

Well I’ve finally finished the rewriting of my witchcraft book, which is now sitting on my publishers desk,¬† so no longer have an excuse for not blogging. The rewriting had been a very interesting process looking at my previous work … Continue reading

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