Lady Marie. She’s long been a fascination because…well, because where she was laid to rest just simply doesn’t add up. Tucked into a former council estate that just touches on the woodland part of Bromley, is St. Luke’s Cemetery. Originally built to provide a resting place for the parishioners of the church with which the […]Read More Who Was Lady Marie?
We’d trekked up to Scotland to see what it was that lured Montague, his father and brothers to this remote part of the British Isles for nearly fifty years. Alas, the building they called home was long gone, seemingly replaced with a more modern version which lacked the status and power the original building had. […]Read More By the Shores of Loch Broom Part 2: The Family Burial Ground
It was a warm summers day near Richebourg l’Avoué. That was the only redeeming feature of Tuesday 22nd June 1915. The rolling countryside and greenery that usually typified Northern France had been forcibly replaced with sandbags, muddy trenches and battle-scarred fields. Barbed wire stuck out of the ground in angry defiance: no rational man would […]Read More ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade Fades to Nothing…’