This blog post was written by Peter Apps and published on his website.

“Hard to believe, but it’s more than 14 months since I last posted here. As for the rest of the world, it’s been a whirlwind – so just wanted to post a quick update on what I’ve been up to, and the thoughts that it provokes.

As many of you know, as Covid-19 hit and the world shutdown in March 2020, I found myself drafted full-time into the British Army. For obvious reasons, I’m going to be sensibly vague on my activities during the pandemic – but I can say that it’s the hardest I have worked since the Sri Lanka war.

Find myself back in uniform and at the eye of the storms of the last year has been at various points fascinating, exhausting and intense. Military service brings experience and connection you just don’t get elsewhere – but also frustrations, challenges and more.”

Click here to read more about Peter’s military Service during the last 14 months