As a busy summer of marching looms again, a fresh set of marches have found their way into the repertoire. This one, ‘Great Big David’, has a predictably Welsh theme to it, and features the tune ‘David of the White Rock’ in the trio section. 388 more words
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Thirty-four British naval aeroplanes attack Ostend, Zeebrugge and other points in Belgium.
The Welsh Guards regiment is first formed.
Today’s highlighted casualty is
Ordinary Seaman Ernest Strike (Royal Naval Division) dies of illness at home at age 19. 15 more words
His Mam and I are in the middle of a debate.
One one side there’s the unpleasant fantasy: the unrestrained, unexplained violence that comes with the playground’s Superhero obsession, which is both deeply unhealthy and entirely inappropriate for little kids. 349 more words