With sights, sounds and smells from the Western Front, this small but effective display, built for only £150 by museum volunteers, really captures the imagination of children and adult visitors alike. 18 more words
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There was pride and excitement in 1931 when Lady Baden-Powell brought a Cenotaph flag to Australia.
The Cenotaph is a war memorial situated on Whitehall in London. 221 more words
This year’s Christmas ad from Sainsbury’s is made in partnership with The Royal British Legion, and commemorates the extraordinary events of Christmas Day, 1914, when the guns fell silent and two armies met in no-man’s land, sharing gifts – and even playing football together. 82 more words
'All Together Now' by Peace Collective played at Wembley (money raised goes to The Shorncliffe Trust)
Twice a top five hit for The Farm in 1990 and in 2004, ‘All Together Now’ has been re-recorded by a host of music stars to mark the 100th anniversary of the Christmas Day Truce during World War One, the events of which inspired the song. 123 more words
First impressions aren’t everything and I believe that an open mind is the true component to happiness, especially with regards to travelling somewhere new.
That’s why I held off from writing about Canberra itself for a while because at first I didn’t know what to make of it. 523 more words