I watched a final episode of Line of Duty yesterday and was struck by the start of the chilly interview between Detective Chief Superintendent Patricia Carmichael and Superintendent Ted Hastings where he asks that he be addressed by his full professional title - even though he is under investigation for corruption. One can't help noticing in this tightly written and gripping drama that everyone is carefully given their full designation and surname in the workplace: Constable
Yes, badges ... not badgers, although they may be there too. The Fovant Badge Society preserves, maintains and honours the regimental emblems cut into the chalk on the hills above the village of Fovant in Wiltshire. The badges were the work of World War One Tommies as they waited to be sent to the Front, over a hundred years ago.
Last year we were contacted by the Society and asked to produce their annual newsletter. We agreed the size of the newsletter, helped to edit a