Basing House- Is it One of the Most Underrated Symbols of Early Modern British History?

As a man who has spent most of his life on Old Basing, the relevance of Basing House has been something often slipped by under my nose, even though I often saw memories of it on a daily basis. Yet on a recent trip to the ruins, unlike through previous visits during childhood, I was … More Basing House- Is it One of the Most Underrated Symbols of Early Modern British History?

The First World War at Bayonne and the Basque Country

As it happens for my mother’s birthday we went to the French Basque Country and visit Bayonne. There, they had a temporary exhibition called “La grande guerre, Bayonne et le pays Basques”- at the Musee Basque. So as we were there, it was pretty unique and our WW1 posts are ongoing, armed with this new … More The First World War at Bayonne and the Basque Country