Review: The Cold Blue

The Cold Blue, a documentary from award winning film-maker Erik Nelson, features recently-discovered footage shot during Second World War combat missions. The content has been restored and developed for the big...

Review: The Grumpit

THE Grumpit is a self-help storybook for two-to-ten-year-olds created by army spouse, Polly Bateman, to help her young son grow in confidence and self-esteem, by learning to calm himself in situations where he ...

Book review: Pieces of Me

Pieces of Me by Natalie Hart is a love story between Emma, a British civilian working in Iraq, and Adam, an American soldier deployed there. We asked Kirstin Westover (pictured below), an Army wife of ten years...

Review: The Fool

Guest reviewer Loretta Brennan, who has a son in the British Army, tells us her thoughts on The Fool by Army spouse Michelle Moore… Loretta Brennan The book is set in ancient Egypt during the reign o...

Restaurant review: Peel’s purple patch

Army&You reviewer Andy Simms gets to the root of a long-standing food feud at one of the Midlands’ premier dining destinations... WHEN it comes to dining, everyone has at least one chink in their arm...

Review: The Soldier Who Came Back

THE Soldier Who Came Back is the story of an unlikely friendship that was to lead to one of the most daring wartime escape stories ever told. Antony Coulthard was privately educated while Fred Foster left schoo...

Review: Eve’s War

SARAH Robinson, an Army wife of 20 years and mum of two teenage daughters, took time this summer to read Eve’s War for Army&You. She tells us what she thought….   Eve’s War is a compilation of diary ...

Book review: The real lives of Army wives?

Guest reviewer Emma Lambert is a busy mum of two, an Army spouse and AFF Comms Administrator living in Hampshire. Here’s what she thought of Army Wives: From Crimea To Afghanistan: The Real Lives of The Women B...

Review: Home for Christmas

Army fiancée Jenny Cowell, from the north east of England, is busy planning her December wedding with her soldier. She took time out to review Home for Christmas, the new album from the Military Wives Choirs, f...

A book of heroes

Pippa and Gav Lehrle have been together for 15 years and an Army family for 13 of those. Gav is currently posted in Aldershot with REME while Pippa and their two boys live in Bordon. Army&You asked Gav to r...