Posted by Kevin Hicks on 8th May 2012
In the shadow of the Houses of Parliament, I had the great pleasure of working at Westminster Under School last week. Thankfully the school had the foresight to contact the local constabulary to warn them of the impending musketry display as we didn’t want the armed response team turning up to join in.
Posted by Kevin Hicks on 1st May 2012
Here is some lovely feedback from a school I visited back in March; they were great kids. click here to see the letter.
Posted by Kevin Hicks on 3rd April 2012
To celebrate the publication of the new paperback edition of Story of a Secret State: My Report to the World by Jan Karski, History Squad have teamed up with Penguin publishers to give you the chance to win 1 of 2 copies of the book.
Posted by Kevin Hicks on 18th March 2012
I’ve just read the most incredible book; first published in 1944 it is the true story of a Polish resistance operative whose struggle against the Nazis really is a truly inspiring story. It was Jan that brought the news out of Poland to the west about the Warsaw Ghetto and the death camps. I was gripped from beginning to end and although I have read many books on the Nazis and the Holocaust, this particular book has left me with a huge...