Monthly Archives: July 2014

Remembered

The stale, sickly – sweet smell of death, Row upon row of graves. The blue sky and the fresh green grass Surround us.   Surround us. Surround all of us. No matter whom we are. No matter were we stand.  … Continue reading

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28th July

Today, one hundred years ago, Austria – Hungary declared war on Serbia, beginning the First World War which would, over the next few years, cause thousands of deaths and much destruction, leaving towns and families ruined.  The First World War, the … Continue reading

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All Will Be Well

On Thursday evening, my friend and I went to Manchester; we only arrived back last night. We stayed for the weekend with my friend’s sister and brother in law and, although our visit wasn’t long, we had a great time. We saw … Continue reading

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Side by Side

I have just done a three – day, two – night walk… Deja vu? No, I haven’t reblogged an old post. Yes, I was crazy enough to do such a hike again. And yes, my shoulders are aching and my … Continue reading

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Candy Crush

Please tell me you have heard of Candy Crush. And then please tell me that you don’t have it on your phone. You know something, even if you do, I don’t want to know. Ignorance is bliss.I don’t have it … Continue reading

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The Wave

‘The Wave’ is a book and a film based on a classroom history experiment that was carried out in an American high school. The story is about a teacher who tries to show his students why the Germans denied knowing … Continue reading

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Ripples

Drop a pebble in the water: just a splash, and it is gone;But there’s half-a-hundred ripples circling on and on and on, Spreading, spreading from the center, flowing on out to the sea. And there is no way of telling where the … Continue reading

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