Tag Archives: Delville Wood

No… We Must NOT Ever Forget – 11 Nov 1918 to 11 Nov 2018

It has been 100 years – the world is not the same place as back then but mankind seems to constantly forget that World War One was supposed to be the war that ended all war! The millions of lives … Continue reading

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I Once Walked There… Lest We Forget!

Once, only once… I walked those hallowed grounds where brittle, icy twigs cracked and exploded underfoot where bone fragments and bits of shrapnel still lay strewn where new roots have set and woods grow tall and strong Once, I walked … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget! – War and Peace…

Today is that day again… that day we promise each year never to forget. Then, when the day passes we promptly forget until next year. Maybe, once we have walked those old battlefields and cemeteries we don’t forget quite so easily. Maybe we should set ourselves way-points in … Continue reading

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Man’s Mortality…

What’s the old, old… ancient old story? Man must surely pay taxes… sh*te and then die! Dramatic… no. The simplest way of describing our existence? Maybe… not? So? What’s brought on this bout of sardonic retrospection? Or… should that be … Continue reading

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11/ 11/ 11… Let’s Remember!

There should be a time in every man’s life where he takes a step in the direction of reflection. Why? We are walking this planet… blessed with living our cushy lives, because our forefathers often made difficult, life changing choices. I’ll … Continue reading

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