Fahrenheit Now: Ramin Bahrani’s 2018 film adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s novel.

“And so ended a Perfect Day”: The short, brave life of George Kendall Lucas (1895-1932).

Ken Lucas’s service abroad: stories and observations, 1916-1918.

Secret Sharers: A review of Sinclair McKay’s The Secret Life of Bletchley Park.

Saving Everyone: Iris Origo and the lives of others: a writer’s courageous service in war and peace.

Michael Marra, bard & sage: a singer-songwriter and the intersection of art, politics, and “the optimistic sound.”

Sports résumé: Percy Molson, 1880-1917: a summary of the athletic career of one of Canada’s great sportsmen.

Radical service: The Mackenzie-Papineau volunteers, 1936-39who they were, where they came from, and why they went.

Percy Molson, that selfsame excellence: the life and ethos of an exemplary man and First World War infantry officer.

Talbot Papineau, the future all before him: the story of the Liberal leader we never had, and a man divided.

Walter Allward, a service in stone: the architect of Canada’s Vimy Memorial, and the epitome of service through art.

Service, duty, and social cohesion, 1914-18: the first of two articles on a century of intense social, political, and cultural change; the West before and immediately after the Somme.

Service and duty in an age unbound: the second article on social, historical, and service-related themes; 1919 to the present.


The last five articles (those on Percy Molson, Talbot Papineau, and so on) have been adapted from Three Soldiers and the Ethos of Service.  

See New & Noteworthy for brief reviews of publications related to the Vimy monument, Walter Allward, Iris Origo, and La Foce (the Origo estate in Italy.)