Tag Archives: armistice

North-easterly: Sidetracked by poppies…

While the story of the recent Castles of the Mind weekend will be shared on the Silent Eye website, our ‘extra-curricular’ adventures during that trip will be, as always, told on our personal blogs… We had arrived in the north, … Continue reading

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Words of war for peace…

“Lest we forget”

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Armistice

“We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields.” From ‘In Flanders Fields, by John McCrae On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day … Continue reading

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Poppies for peace

There is a gentleman I know, a man of the sea, whose name is Mick. Not a young man, not any more. Today his boots will be polished, his medals will gleam on his chest, and his beloved dog will … Continue reading

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