Tag Archives: war

A Grind?

I wonder if you know what this is? It’s a coffee mill. Not one of those fancy electric ones, but a hand mill. You put your beans in here, turn the handle, and you get freshly milled coffee in the bottom. There’s a little adjustable screw and butterfly nut in the bottom that you set […]

A Call to Action

On the 13th of May, 1940, a new Prime Minister stood up to speak in the Palace of Westminster. It was his first speech to the House of Commons, having replaced the previous leader of the government three days earlier. As the United Kingdom prepared to enter perhaps the most dangerous period of the war, […]