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Frank Greep, born in the village and known to generations of it, will be presented with the medal of a knight of the Legion d’Honneur, France’s highest roll of honour, for his part in the liberation of their country towards the end of World War 2.
The award is part of a review of history which belatedly recognises the courage of all those British working men who left their homes and won the war by staying calm and reliable through attack, accident and monotony, day after day, month after month, in the crucial battle for control of the English Channel in 1944. Continue reading
The Shed’s readership normally comprises a dozen in-laws, cousins, nephews and nieces, a kindly Kenyan who can advise us on how to get rich quick when we need to, and the odd drunken Googler … However, every now and then … Continue reading
The Shed has contributed the following to its most recent project, which is the website horrabridge.org.uk/ Some artists are as good at the business side as they are at the art, says Robin Armstrong. But mostly, he admits, he just … Continue reading
The Shed has opened a blog line called TALKING WALKHAM, about its local river, and is posting the first one here … Between 1724 and 1727, the author of Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe, published three volumes of essays called A … Continue reading