The first thing I did when I got back from the War & Peace revival (military vehicle show) was have a good long bath. Last year it was mud, this year it was the fine dust that seems to get in every orifice. If you’ve never been to the show then its well worth a visit, just to see such an amazing range of people, uniform and clothing (oh… and vehicles). There aren’t many places you can walk around with a Thompson sub machine gun and no one gives you a second glance or purchase an armoured car for that matter. The new venue (Folkestone Racecourse) was excellent and I had Sabrestorm books available from the 1940s Society stand who were fortunate to be in the main marquee. Mike Brown and Carrol Harris came along over the weekend to sign books which was fantastic but not the highlight of the weekend. The highlight was meeting people with such fantastic stories to tell. Royal engineers, Spitfire Pilots, Prisoners of War. World War Two veterans whose eyes sparkle with the recollections of their youthful escapades, or moisten with the thoughts of their mates who didn’t make it through the war. It’s a real privilege to speak to these gentlemen and I hope I can do my part to ensure their stories and adventures are remembered for future generations to appreciate.