SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Nathan Morley

June 18, 2020
After a lifetime of song, Vera Lynn bows out There was nothing Vera Lynn loved more than cheering up an audience of soldiers, sailors or airmen during the Second World War and her fans responded in kind. Unlike most entertainers who rose to success during those dark days, Vera Lynn employed no special gimmicks, costumes
April 11, 2021
Prince Philip in military uniform, 9 November 1947. (Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) The life and times of a thoroughly modern royal By Nathan Morley Prince Philip set the tone for the royal family of the post-war era. In fact, he grew up at the speed of war. As a young lieutenant aboard the battleship Ramillies