A guest post on the topic of “Women and Horses in the First World War” by military historian Lucy Betteridge-Dyson.
A historical walk around Nieuwpoort and a review of the book “From The Ashes” which describes the reconstruction of the Westhoek
Salient by Elizabeth T. Gray Jr. is a book-length poem that combines reflections on the Battle of Passchendaele with the Tibetan Buddhist practice of Chöd,
This new Discovering Belgium Quiz focuses on the First World War. Answer these 20 multiple-choice questions and share your score!
Discover the history of battlefield tours in Flanders Fields, and what makes a good battlefield tour guide.
The Photographer of the Lost by Caroline Scott is an excellent and moving novel about the aftermath of the First World War
Nele Bille, who works for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, describes her job and her favourite locations in Belgium.
Some thoughts on why we remember the soldiers who lost their lives during the First World War. Plus news of upcoming posts on this topic.
Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial in Zonnebeke, Belgium is one of the largest and most moving resting places for thousands of casualties in the First World War.
I pay a visit to a mysterious megalithic stone circle deep in La Forêt de Soignes just outside Brussels.
On November 11th 1918, at 11 a.m., the First World War came to an end. What happened that day in Belgium? And afterwards?
The history of the Menin Gate and the Last Post, an overview of Remembrance Day events, and where to see the LEGO Menin Gate!