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,Continue reading “Cenotaph”

Challenge 30 – No9

Older than me For this challenge, I scoured the archive of my photos looking for an old photo…..I didn’t find one (Ha Ha) but among my archive I did find this Just up the road from where I live in Salford. It was built in the 19th Century, and the spire still shows the dateContinue reading “Challenge 30 – No9”

Poppies

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 to the front Expecting to be home by Christmas Men not only from the home nations, ButContinue reading “Poppies”

Manchester

Manchester An acrostic in memoriam to those affected by the Manchester Arena Bomb My sister city As days go on Never forget those Cherished individuals Heaven’s doors are surely open Everyone remember those who fell – but Stay strong – don’t allow Those who did this to win Everyone knows what a great place youContinue reading “Manchester”

A Busman’s Holiday (with a Lancastrian Twist)

22nd June 2016 Today I took my camera on the tram to Bury, and met up with fellow Imperial War Museum (North) volunteers at the regimental museum of the Lancashire Fusiliers. The Lancashire Fusiliers fought in battles all over the world during their time as a regiment in the United Kingdom, and this museum documentedContinue reading “A Busman’s Holiday (with a Lancastrian Twist)”

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 WindowsContinue reading “Remembrance Sunday”