Author Archives: The Barrow Boy
A neighbor gave me the clipping from the Daily Mail that appears below, which I took a photo of with my phone. I hope it’s legible enough. If you can’t read it easily, click on the photo and it will … Continue reading
My thanks to some old Olavians for telling me about this link. The film was made to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the school’s founding. It’s especially interesting for me as I make a brief appearance, as do many of … Continue reading
Thanks to blog reader David Holder for these photos of the place where our relatives were held during WWII. He also found this newsletter (http://www.prisonerofwar.org.uk/winter_2004.htm). Towards the end there are more photos and information about the camp. “There is a photo … Continue reading
The day I went to photograph the school, my wife and I also went to see the ceramic poppies at the Tower. I will never take to the gradual conversion of The City into Manhattan. There was a long queue … Continue reading
The refurbishment of the main building looks to be nearing completion. The new blocks of flats have enclosed it on two sides – where the art building used to stand (to the east) and behind, blocking the view to the … Continue reading
This street was just above oursThe chuch and the castle (torreón). The house was between the two.