And we will all go together

| February 17, 2018

Will Ye Go Lassie Go Though perhaps this tune has wandered to my ears sometime in my past, it was only recently when the tune was featured in Their Finest that the melody, sung by actor Bill Nighy, has become anchored to my person. That anchor comes, not only in the form of the lyric […]

Your Destination is Dunkirk

| July 26, 2017

Moonstone The 700 little ships of Dunkirk included fishing boats, lifeboats, pleasure boats, private yachts and launches berthed along the River Thames and the southern and eastern coasts of England. There were three routes the boats could take, each journey with unique hazards. Route Z (39 nautical miles) the shortest route, of two hours sailing […]

Dunkirk: Operation Dynamo

| July 22, 2017

Identifying the Regiment The evacuation of Dunkirk was a success wrought from devastation. Churchill, the British Prime Minister understood that victory could not come from retreat, the war was young, surrender not an option. Not wanting to give much away after viewing Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk I thought instead to would share the history of one […]