Tag Archives: End of WW

Wednesday’s Wonderful Word – Veteran?

I’ve asked the following question these last few days…  … what do you understand by the term veteran?  Thank you all for the interesting responses from far afield. Seems to me the word has slightly different connotations… depending on where you live. … Continue reading

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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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Remembrance Day

Here’s a verse I wrote a few years ago for Remembrance Day… War and Peace… Torn to shreds, ripped asunder… again we’re reminded of man’s blunder Yet in our hearts there’s joy and calm, love resounds like claps of thunder … Continue reading

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The End of WW17 There could well be some who’ve noticed my slip Last week, into the ditty bank I didn’t manage to dip So, this time I’ll have to give you verse twice as long Else you’ll think of launching into long, lamenting … Continue reading

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Farming…

Sometimes one gets sight of a photo that shouts warm summer. Yes, I know we’re far from the harvest season and shouldn’t wish our lives away, especially as it’s not even spring proper, however, a tad of warmth can’t be … Continue reading

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How The Others Live

A day or so ago I showed you the lions of Lyons Estate. That pic included a little of one of the gatehouse. Small, humble dwellings. Now, how about a look at the manor house? If you want to look … Continue reading

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September Sunset

This photo was taken by Junior Son while I was driving. He loves doing that… the lad has talent, I often say. September sunset in Ireland… through the car’s windscreen… not bad lad, you need to practice a bit more … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – St Patrick’s Day Aftermath

There you have it… the week that threw St Patrick’s Day at us had more ups and downs than some would have liked, me included. It’s always a bit of a schlep to get back on the Tuesday after a … Continue reading

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