Snapped Reading Overseas has been a regular feature of the journal since 1920. Our readers have covered hundreds of countries, all seven continents, the high seas, and the higher mountains. Take a look at some of our readers through the ages. 

Last night, members gathered around the Christmas tree in the Central Lounge to get ROSL's festivities underway. 

On Wednesday night, The Consone Quartet, winners of the 2016 ROSL Annual Music Competition String Ensemble Section launched their debut album. Formed at the Royal College of Music, the Consone Quartet is dedicated to exploring Classical and Early Romantic repertoire on period instruments. 

From the days of Ancient Rome right through to the Great War and Nazi Germany, propaganda has continued to rear its ugly head. Amid the current age of fake news, our perception of the information we receive remains as shaky as ever, writes Ross Davies in the latest edition of Overseas.

The Christmas season officially begins at ROSL today, with decorations going up throughout the clubhouse. 

Many of our members renew their membership on 1 January, will have already received a renewal notice for 2019. Each subscription helps ROSL to achieve the aims set out in our Royal Charter to support the arts, the Commonwealth and provide services to others and humanity at large. Thank you for your continued support. 

A very happy St Andrew's Day to all our Scottish members; how will you be celebrating this year? 

Over the past four years, the world has commemorated the centenary of the First World War in vivid and thought-provoking style, most notably in the UK via the installation by artist Paul Cummins of Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of London, a moving depiction of the 888,246 British and Commonwealth servicemen killed in the war in the form of ceramic poppies. 

On Tuesday night, Allen Packwood, Director of the Churchill Archives Centre, spoke about his new book How Churchill Waged War: The Most Challenging Decisions of the Second World War in the Princess Alexandra Hall at ROSL HQ. 

Today in 1967, French President Charles de Gaulle said he would veto the UK's application to join the European Common Market, the precursor to today's EU, having already done so once in 1963. Half a century later and the UK's position in Europe is looking just as uncertain.