Category Archives: Some Blogs

Rupert Brooke, competitor

I’ve just been alerted by Bill Greenwell to his new blog, about the history of the New Statesman competitions (of which he has been the monarch for several decades). It’s very much a work in progress, and so far he hasn’t got much beyond some general thoughts and accounts of the earliest comps. It’ll be […]

A Part of History

A Part of History is rather an odd book. It’s a collection of essays about the Great War, but I defy anyone to guess what the criteria for selection were. Some essays are strictly academic; others are chatty. Some give a detached overview; at least one is pure furious polemic. Some essays seem a bit […]