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…and in the morning, we will remember them.

In Flanders Fields
In Flanders Fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2019

8 Comments CherryPie on Sep 30th 2019

… I have a post (on war elephants) ready to share but I am unable to upload the photos to accompany it.
Grrr!
Hopefully normally service will be resumed soon…

8 Comments CherryPie on Mar 23rd 2019

Through the dancing poppies stole A breeze, most softly lulling to my soul.
John Keats

8 Comments CherryPie on Dec 2nd 2018

Following the 2014 ceramic poppies at the Tower of London, which represented the 888,246 British and Commonwealth Service men and women who lost their lives in the First World War, this Tommy commemorates the centenary of the end of the 1914-1918 war and those who lost their lives.

“There But Not There reminds us of those [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Nov 11th 2018

Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.
William Faulkner

4 Comments CherryPie on Sep 23rd 2018

6 Comments CherryPie on Sep 22nd 2018

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