Book Review: The Boy, the mole, the fox and the horse by Charlie Mackesy

My rating: 5 stars Book blurb from Goodreads: A book of hope for uncertain times. Enter the world of Charlie’s four unlikely friends, discover their story and their most important life lessons. The conversations of the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse have been shared thousands of times online, recreated in school art … More Book Review: The Boy, the mole, the fox and the horse by Charlie Mackesy

At the Going Down of the Sun, and in the Morning ….

… we will remember them. On Sunday 11 November 2018 I joined 9,999 other people from across the UK to walk past the Cenotaph in the Nation’s Thank You procession.  You can see a video of the Nation’s Thank You procession, and some photos, here on this page of the armistice 100 website.  I was thrilled to have … More At the Going Down of the Sun, and in the Morning ….

WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 52 – The Last Month of War

A look at the major events in the conflict during November 1918: November 1st The Battle of Valenciennes is launched by the British Army to advance to the French-Belgian border and the city of Valenciennes. The offensive lasts two days and results in the recapture of the city. November 2nd British cargo ships SS Surada … More WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 52 – The Last Month of War

WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 51 – They Shall Not Grow Old

There have been thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of different remembrance projects being carried out over the four years of the centenary of the “war to end all wars” of which my little blog posts are the smallest of small parts. “They Shall Not Grow Old” – the film project co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW … More WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 51 – They Shall Not Grow Old

Alban Elfed

Today is the Autumn Equinox, which I refer to as Alban Elfed. So currently Damh the Bard is playing in the background and I am curled up on the couch with a blanket, crocheting. Later there will be baking, wine and candlelight.