Poppies (on Remembrance Day)

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com bringing a spot of colour to the green lawn with a second task fulfilled a reminder of all those who’ve served in war and have passed or been killed keeping a promise made long ago – we shall remember all and keep a moments silence after the buglers call

Remembrance II

#remembrance #memorial #armistice #war War Memorial, Lancashire Fusiliers, Salford They gathered in the square about the stone pillar their number there to remember those who sleep on foreign battlegrounds names etched with care – on pillars while keeping watch – a soldier or lion and as time hits the hour the silence fills the air …

Cenotaph

The Salford Crescent Cenotaph : Created by Inky from Stock Photo. 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 …

Poppies

Wave – On display outside Imperial War Museum North , Manchester (p) Brian F Kirkham Sept 2018 Red poppies are flowing down the top of the earth shard of IWM North Each poppy was created to remember those who fell in the war to end all wars Memorial to the host of soldiers who went …

Inky takes to the water

Venue : HMS Belfast, London Date : 20th February 2018 Early morning for me yesterday, as i took up the chance to visit another branch of the Imperial War Museum. As a Member of the Volunteer Team at IWM North, I’d been to Duxford, and Headquarters in London…but yesterday gave me the opportunity to visit …

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, …

Show n Tell

Educate Salford, 4th September I’m sat down having Just got home from the Imperial war museum, in Manchester, where i’ve been helping out in the galleries, helping people around. In this role , i’m occasionally stood by the information station, where various objects to do with the first and second world war are on display …

Fashion on the Ration

Salford 5th January 2017 This afternoon, I’ve been helping out at Imperial War Museum North just over the bridge from Salford, by the banks of the Manchester ship canal. Regular readers will know I help out with the computers on the “Your History” information point and throughout the Main exhibition space.  Well, Today I’ve been directing visitors by …