John Ruler

Travel and guidebook writer / photographer / freelance editor / Honorary Life Member

Writer, author, photographer specialising in Nord-Pas de Calais region of France, including World War One battlefields in France, and horse-riding holidays worldwide (writer of guidebooks on both topics ). Writes about equestrian and rural matters generally, local history and Kent. BGTW Archivist. Former travel and travel trade editor and columnist. All-round editing skills.

Travel Categories: Over-50s Travel, Safaris

Regions: France, United Kingdom

Skills: Editing

Recent articles

As ceremonies to mark the centenary of the Great War continued, veteran Guild member John Ruler found a corner of a foreign field that revealed a distant family connection….. Two years ago I planted a Remembrance cross at the grave … ..more
The BGTW Tourism Awards are much sought after. John Ruler presented one that suggests the Entente Cordiale might survive even the hardest of Brexits……. All the world’s a stage  – as Shakespeare famously wrote – and one man in his … ..more
With no apologies for puns, John Ruler (who stayed sober enough to take take the photos) describes an unusual Advent tradition just across the Channel………. It’s time to talk turkey in the tiny French village of Licques, some 30 miles … ..more
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