Category: Poppy

  • Cenotaph

    Salford 10th November 2019 Carved into hewn stone each name mentioned someone who never came home now remembered for their actions on those fateful campaigns the list of names shines in the sun as the sun shines on each of their names poppies resting at the foot of the memorial as held silence is observed, […]

  • Tending the poppies

    Tending the poppies

    IWM North, Trafford, Manchester , 5th October 2018 #octpowrimo A year to remember else everyone forgets the sacrifice of those who joined up fighting for king and country each one now a memory flowing down from the earth a century later

  • Armistice


    11th November 2017 As the accord was signed Regiments over the battlefields of europe Made safe their weaponry, as commanding officers Instructed their men to stop shooting So they stayed at their post Till the time was declared by those in charge It’s time for the firing to stop , lads – Come back home, […]

  • Two Minute Silence

    Two Minute Silence

    11th November 2016 Imperial War Museum North, Trafford, Manchester It was Armistice Day today I was attending Imperial war museum north, in preparation for their Volunteer Celebration Choir with the Museum of Science and Industry and The Manchester Museum But for Two minutes today – we stood in silence to remember those who fought and were lost […]

  • Remembrance Sunday

    Remembrance Sunday

    It was Remembrance Sunday today. I went to church this morning at Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St Josephs RC in Ordsall, Salford, where we remembered all those who fell in conflict.  The church Belfry was rebuilt in 1924 as a Memorial to those who died in the first world war and the Altar Windows […]