Before the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, the French, anticipating victory over the English, proposed to cut off the middle finger of all captured English soldiers. 164 more words
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Welcome to this week’s Poetic Beats with Howard Bond and Davy D, recorded on the 11th of June 2018 on Red Kite Radio.
On the 24th of June 1914 the poet, Edward Thomas, was on a train to visit fellow poet Robert Frost, when the train made an unscheduled stop at Adlestrop station in Gloucestershire. 204 more words
Watch Out for the Curveballs
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It is 1.45pm Saturday 22nd July 2017. Since I last put pen to paper I took another walk around the room. 1,319 more words
Whether you like it or not, you are in a battle.
A few years ago, a woman at my church fussed about singing “all those marching songs”—songs like “Onward Christian Soldiers” and “We’re Marching to Zion.” She said, “It makes the church sound so militant.” 650 more words