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Birdsong Essay:)

The novel ‘Birdsong’ by Sebastian Faulks focuses on WW1 and its effect on society through the journey of the protagonist Stephen Wraysford and his family. The novel is structured around three time periods and Faulks uses these time changes and the characters in each to show the differences that the war made. 1,277 more words

English Literature

BELGIUM 10-13 OCT 2014 (pics)

The East Grinstead Concert Band were truly privileged to be representing the people of East Grinstead in Belgium in October 2014 – in this the centennial year of the start of the First World War.   414 more words

WWI Centenary events in Littleport

A range of events are happening soon in Littleport, all related to the commemorations surrounding the start of WWI, 100 years ago.

There is a dedicated Facebook page about all the things happening surrounding the  … 261 more words

Delivery Phase

A Remembrance.

The 11th of November, Remembrance Day in the UK, is fast approaching.This year is particularly significant, with it being the centenary of the start of the First World War. 232 more words

11th November

Tower Poppies

At the moment, no visit to London is complete without a trip to the Tower. A prime tourist trap all year round, The Tower of London is now drawing in crowds for a very different reason. 200 more words


(Belated) Happy Birthday Dylan Thomas!

I was fully aware when I woke up yesterday morning that this was the year of Dylan Thomas’s centenary – I saw Under Milk Wood  1,164 more words

100 Years of Public Education - Bonshaw Public School

Bonshaw Public School, taken 1972.

Over this past weekend I attended my old Primary school’s centenary celebrations. I’ve been lucky, in a way, in that I have managed to maintain some contact with my old school through ongoing relationships due to having family in the village. 598 more words