Talking about my generation

As November 11th approaches, the visibility of the Great War here at home always increases. In this, the centenary year of the Armistice, many villages up and down the country are doing their bit to pay tribute and commemorate the occasion. One my local villages, Hawkhurst in Kent, has always been particularly active in its... Continue Reading →

The power of words

The cemeteries on the Western Front may to some people be nothing more than quiet rows of graves. The uniformity of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's Portland stone headstones ensures that anyone passing knows that these are not civilian plots. To me however, these are more than just quiet cemeteries. There is much to hear, if... Continue Reading →

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