Edge of Empire

Berezina by Ivan Gil & Frédéric Richaud, adopted from the novel by Patrick Rambaud It snowed. The winter burst avalanche-like over the endless blanched sheet of the plain. Nor chief, nor banner in order could keep. The wolves of warfare were wildered like sheep. I watched a documentary about the great Scottish painter Peter Howson recently. He is a serious minded man and not one given to … Continue reading Edge of Empire