Brief Encounter …

His mind was elsewhere initially as he strolled some-what mechanically down London’s premier shopping district focusing only on the space immediately in front of him.Suddenly his eye caught a familiar shape, maybe even a familiar walk; the back of a person, a person who for no particular reason had made his pulse race. He stopped … Continue reading Brief Encounter …

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The Blitz …

As the Collins boy carried on forging a reputation at school for his considerable athletic skills, the dark clouds of war were once again gathering over Europe. The Armistice agreement that stopped hostilities in 1918 had fuelled the rise of Herr Hitler looking for some reparations with a vengeance and so at 11:15 on September … Continue reading The Blitz …