A beautiful bench carved to commemorate the fallen with words inscribed to remind us why

Remembrance Day

Today at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 2014 (at 11am on 11/11/2014), I attended an event at my local village memorial to commemorate the fallen heroes of World War I and the people they left behind. It was a wonderful event, which brought together people of all ages,…

This is now a necessity for me, to prevent any mess getting in to a mattress.... and saving a whole day's work : /

With Hardship There Is Ease

I had a particularly difficult day yesterday and the only thing that got me through it was realising and appreciating the blessings in my life. I wanted to share these thoughts with you, in case you happen to be going through a bad time … The Background My son has been ill for a couple…

BBC LETTER

Why My Son Wrote A Letter To The BBC

It was the World Cup final on Sunday and yes I know you know that. The same day I had many texts, tweets and Facebook posts about not watching the final on the BBC and instead on another channel. The reason being that the reduced viewing figures would show the BBC that people are not…

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I AM SCARED

I am scared Frightened and anxious Everything I read And watch on the internet and TV Leads me to believe We have learned nothing from history I am scared That history will repeat itself Humans are weak and gullible They know what is right But are easily brainwashed by those that aren’t contrite I am…