Not making much progress with reading War and Peace

image credit: By Magyar Posta [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

I’m not making much progress with attempting to read War and Peace for the umpteenth time. This is for two reasons. First, I keep finding other books I’d prefer to read, notably Citizen Clem by John Bew which is absolutely brilliant and deserves all the accolades that have been heaped on it. I keep going off…… Continue reading Not making much progress with reading War and Peace

Clement Attlee was born #OnThisDay in 1883

image credit: By Unidentified (1957 Michiganensian, p. 39) [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

I know a lot more about the achievements of the 1945 Labour government than I do about Prime Minister Clem Attlee who was born on this day in 1883. So I’ve downloaded the award winning biography “Citizen Clem” by John Bew. I’ve heard Attlee described as “a sheep in sheep’s clothing” and thought this was…… Continue reading Clement Attlee was born #OnThisDay in 1883