Body language

In 'Wounded: a Great War novel' I allude to how ill at ease, many years after the war, Snow seemed at family gatherings, especially weddings and christenings - strangely withdrawn. I think this photograph of my mother and father taken with the author on the day of his christening tells you where that idea came from.

In ‘Wounded: a Great War novel’ I allude to how ill at ease Snow seemed at family gatherings, especially weddings and christenings – strangely withdrawn. I think this photograph of my mother and father taken with the author on the day of his christening tells you where that idea came from.

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Petite carte de poche

Found this pocket map of the French and Belgium battle lines in Dad's cedar box of 'old war secrets'. The pencil sketch, annotated 'fire bay', is particularly evocative. The hand-writing is unclear but seems to indicate details of  a battalion transfer from one battalion, possibly 34th to another in May and June 1917 (author unknown).

Found this pocket map of the French and Belgium battle lines in Dad’s cedar box of ‘old war secrets’. The pencil sketch, annotated ‘fire bay’, is particularly evocative. The hand-writing is unclear but seems to indicate details of a transfer from one battalion, possibly 34th, to another, in May and June 1917 (author unknown).