Jane Gorman, Redhill U3A, attended the Chichester summer school Write Your Life Story course. Here she shares one of her stories.
Bob Loraine from Brunswick, West Hove and Portslade U3A shares a story from the Write Your Life Group.
The next story from the Brunswick, West Hove and Portslade U3A’s Write Your Life Group
The last instalment of Arthur House’s reminiscences on his time in the Home Guard… for now!
This exercise involved a number of HG units from surrounding villages as well as the town company and was deemed by HQ to be of such importance that it merited the assignment of a senior officer to command and manage the exercise. The town company had been given the task of defending the gasworks and […]
The second instalment of Arthur House’s stories about real life in the Home Guard.
It was in early springtime on a cold and frosty Sunday morning that I joined a small group of my school friends at the railway station together with the main body of the town HG to take part in another exercise. We were to attack a position at the summit of a hill a mile […]
Arthur House (Bracknell Forest U3A) shares some of his writings about what it was like in the real Home Guard during the Second World War.
U3A had the opportunity to talk to author Jilly Cooper, who began her career as a journalist and wrote numerous works of non-fiction before writing several romance novels.