Posts tagged with ‘espionage’

the clean, dry corpse of a parrot

From Robert Graves’ Goodbye to All That: 24 June, 1915, Versailles. This afternoon we had a cricket match, officers v. sergeants, in an enclosure between some houses out of observation from the enemy. Our front line is three-quarters of a mile away. I made top score, 24; the bat was a bit of a rafter, […]