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Samantha Bond

Downton Abbey Actress Samantha Bond Speaks Out in Favour of Assisted Dying

Following her mother’s passing, “Downton Abbey” actress Samantha Bond became a vocal supporter of physician assisted dying. Continue reading

Home Fires

The Ultimate Home Fires Quiz!

If you were a devotee to the first season of “Home Fires,” we’d like to encourage you to participate in The Ultimate Home Fires Quiz! Continue reading

Home Fires Burning Question S1E6

The Home Fires Burning Question S1E6: How Will Great Paxford Residents Handle an Increased Military Presence?

How do you think residents of Great Paxford will react to the heightened military presence around them? Continue reading

The Fear Before the Storm: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 6

The Fear Before the Storm: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 6

Ahead of the season 1 finalé, Home Fires author Julie Summers looks back at the last days before World War 2 came to Britain’s shores. Continue reading

Home Fires Burning Question S1E5

The Home Fires Burning Question S1E5: Do You Agree with Spencer’s Decision Not to Fight?

Even though his father had a tragic experience at war, do you think Spencer still should’ve gone to fight? Continue reading

Home Fires Cover to Cover Contest

Home Fires Cover to Cover Contest

This contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered. Winners will be contacted April 4 – 6, 2016. Continue reading

The Value of Communication: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 5

The Value of Communication: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 5

TONIGHT 9pm ET: Author Julie Summers looks back on how letter writing was a powerful act of friendship, inspiration and love during WW2. Continue reading

From History to Screenplay: Q & A with Home Fires Author Julie Summers Part 2

From History to Screenplay: Q & A Part 2 with “Home Fires” Author Julie Summers

In part two of our interview feature with Summers, the author and historian discusses historical aspects of Women’s Institutes. Continue reading

Home Fires Burning Question S1E4

The Home Fires Burning Question S1E4: How Will Joyce Exact Revenge on Frances Over the Shelter?

How do you think Joyce will get back at Frances for sneakily getting a shelter built? Continue reading

Love and Sex in a Time of War: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 4

Love and Sex in a Time of War: Setting the Scene for Home Fires Episode 4

Home Fires author and historian Julie Summers tells us how romance was kept alive and well in both Canada and the UK during WW2. Continue reading