Freelance historian, tour guide and museum curator, FRHistS, based in Windsor, UK.
Join me on a battlefield tour with The Cultural Experience:
The War Poets: Words, Music and Landscapes, 6th-9th July 2023
The Battles of the Marne & the Aisne 1914 – 1918
First & Last Shots 1914 & 1918
Medics & Padres in the Great War
Walking Ypres 1914-1918
Walking the Somme, Summer 2023
Buy Underground Warfare 1914-1918
North Russia 1919: Britain’s first air-dropped chemical weapons
Infiltration by Close Order: André Laffargue and the Attack of 9 May 1915
A Rifleman at Waterloo: my ancestor who served with the 95th.
Where did Vera Brittain serve in France during the First World War?
My two-part article on the First British Gas Masks which appeared in Military Illustrated
A piece by Theo Emery about our visit to Belgium
Famous Verdun photographs which are not what they seem
The First Gas Attacks, a Century On
When chemical weapons were first dropped from the air, North Russia 1919
Link: Virtual Tour of Trenches and Tunnels excavated at La Boisselle, Somme, France
Video: Born Fighters: who were the Tunnellers? Paper to the conference ‘The Great War Underground’ held at the National Army Museum on 2 November 2013.
Why the poet Isaac Rosenberg is not shown in First World War archive footage
The story behind a painting: ‘A German Attack on a Wet Morning’ by Harold Sandys Williamson
A thoughtful article by Theo Emery after our visit to Ypres on 21-22 April 2015.
‘We were simply blown to pieces’. An eyewitness account of the stand by Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry at Bellewaerde, 8th May 1915.
Col di Lana: the First World War in the Dolomite mountains
The Italian Front in the First World War at Asiago: Monte Zovetto and Magnaboschi
The Italian Front in the First World War at Monte San Michele
The Italian Front in the First World War at Asiago: Granezza and Barenthal Road
The Italian Front in the First World War at Redipuglia and Monte Sei Busi
Trenches and Memorials from the First World War around Caporetto