Posts tagged: Charge of the Light Brigade

Caedmon’s Song

Generosity of spirit is a characteristic of the Methodist Church and one I am grateful for. There is many a bargain to be had from the local thrift shop, especially the range of books that I might have missed or wouldn’t have otherwise thought about reading.

One that spring to mind is Cecil Woodham-Smith’s The Reason Why, the 1953 account of the characters and events that lead to the Charge of the Light Brigade that all other accounts cite as source material. It is also a bloody good read. Read more ›››