Over recent years I have produced a series of 15-minute programmes for BBC Radio 4 for Remembrance Sunday on various aspects of remembrance, as follows:

The Roots of Remembrance Day (2006)

The Roots of the British Legion (2007)

The Menin Gate (2008)

Poppies are Red, Cornflowers are Blue (2009)

Known Unto God (2011)

The Art of Remembrance (2012)

Some Corner of a Foreign Field (2013)

More details of these on the Square Dog Radio website

Prior to that I studied War, Peace & Social Change at the Open University

Building on that experience, and other historiographical work, I am now studying for a PhD in Modern History by Research at Edinburgh University's Centre for the Study of Modern Conflict, where I transferred in autumn 2015 from Birmingham University, after completing my first year, part-time over two years.  So if I continue to study part-time, as intended at the moment, I am due to complete in 2019.  My subject is the Creation and Development of Ex-Services Organisations in the UK 1914-21, looking at the various groups that formed from trade union and political backgrounds and eventually merged to form the British Legion.