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Lest we forget

This is a poem to commemorate the World Wars and in fact any war. I though since it was the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I this year it would be a good time to do something like this. 186 more words

Armistice Day

So, it’s been exactly a week since Armistice day which commemorated the end of the First World War. I always find it very emotional and very overwhelming at the amount of lives that were lost in the space of four years.  209 more words

Doncaster Speakers Meeting Report | Monday 10th November 2014

General Evaluator’s Report | 10th November 2014 | By Jean Stewart


The meeting was opened by the Sgt at Arms, Julie Gordon.  The meeting was attended by new member Karry Chadburn, who took on the role as Timekeeper; with two visitors also in attendance. 378 more words


Normandy - Postcard Monday

This year marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. On June 6th, 1944 – 70 years ago – allied troupes landed on the shores of Normandy, marking the beginning of a decisive period that has shaped modern history. 61 more words




The first thing that hits you are the crowds standing in their thousands side by side in respectful ghostly stillness interrupted only by random bursts of camera flashes. 183 more words

Random Musings

In Flanders Fields

In Flanders Fields the poppies blow,
Between the crosses row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky,
The larks still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below.

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Lest We Forget

High on a barren, windswept bluff overlooking the majestic Columbia River Gorge in southern Washington State sits a strange concrete structure of pillars and columns encircling a large stone slab alter. 2,031 more words