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We Shall Remember Them . . .

There comes a time when one considers where they came from, and the history of their own family. In doing my own family ‘tree’, I remembered stories from my childhood of one particular person who had been killed in the First World War. 1,747 more words

I'll Never Go Abroad

In the pursuit of tangible traces of history

For Ellie Grigsby, a third year History student at Goldsmiths University, finding the artifacts that portray past lives is an essential element in covering history. 835 more words

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Age cannot wither her

Age does indeed wither the beautiful red rose.

But so proudly she stands until the bitter last.

Unlike the subjects of Laurence Binyon’s poem:

For the Fallen…

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One liner Wednesday: In memorandum...

“At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them.”

– For The Fallen, Laurence Binyon, 1914.

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“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning…

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Quote Monday

"They shall grow not old": familiar, yet tragic, words.

Somehow, another year has flown by, and another Remembrance Day is upon us. I nearly lost my poppy again this year. It might just have been a time-between-purchase-and-loss record-breaker, had it not been for Ryan’s sharp eyes.  465 more words

Remembrance Sunday

Poppies are everywhere at this time of year, and with good reason.  Everybody knows, or should know, the significance of a poppy and why they are worn.   270 more words