John Ruler

John Ruler

About this author

John Ruler is a Life Member of the British Guild of Travel Writers. He lives in Kent and is a specialist in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, writing about his cross-Channel neighbour for magazines and newspapers. He also writes about local history, both sides of the Channel.

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Find Herbert: a long-lost relative

John Ruler looks at how his love of Nord-Pas de Calais helped him discover a long-lost relative who perished in World War I.

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The Battle of Arras

John Ruler discusses the Battle of Arras, one of the defining moments of World War I.

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The cemeteries of Boulogne

One of the top three cross-Channel ports that received supplies and troops in World War I, Boulogne-sur-Mer still bears the scars today.

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