Our military troops – thugs & born killers or not?

   Britain has a long and distinguished ‘fighting’ history – we are an island you see that has historically been regularly invaded and the defenders conquered by stronger forces, wouldn’t you say? In those days it was fight for yourself, your family, your possessions, your community, or die, wasn’t it? But that history has left […]

WARS – when is the next one? Bring it On. NOT!

Tomb of the Unknown Solder >>>>>WARNING – WARS MAY DAMAGE YOUR HEALTH! >>>>>>WW1 1916 Well, we in Britain know all about Wars – we are a Country that has been in quite a few in our time. We started a very long time ago of course so we are good at it, and our records […]

Reminisces and Confessions of a Poppy Seller – oh dear!

In Flanders Fields Poem by Canadian World War 1 physician Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae (c1915) 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 […]