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Summer over already

Hey guys!

Wow, summer’s over already. Unbelievable. It seemed like yesterday we finished school…and now I’m back in school, already a junior in high school, so close to university. 524 more words


888,246 fallen...

There are that many poppies to represent the men and women that died during the First World War.

And that’s Britain only…

Strange the nature of war, their  causes, founded and unfounded,  and their final result: death.



I lost my only brother to cancer when he was just 19 years old, but he was given a royal burial and a solemn burial ceremony. 799 more words


Historical preconceptions

Whenever we look at the past we come to it with preconceptions; we think we know what happened because someone once told us a story or we read a book or watched a film – or in the rare instance, we lived through it ourselves. 271 more words


Memory Monday: The Garden Jumpers Chase

I have been having a look through some of my old belongings that have been in storage for the better part of a decade now and stumbled upon a few old stories that I wrote when I was a kid.  537 more words

The Flat Cap

History, Heritage and the Importance of Remembering

As is probably evident by now, I am fascinated by History and by Heritage, which are two different things, the former being a narration of a series of events regarded as significant by a person, a community or a nation, and taking place within a specific timeline; and the latter being a… 648 more words

Landmarks & History


My grandma passed away at the beginning of last month. After her death I began thinking of all the people that I have lost in my life and those that people close to me have lost. 207 more words