remembrance

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    Ideas for Remembrance Day 2021

    Hi all, Seeking ideas from the wealth of knowledge that exists here. This year’s remembrance service theme is to recall the sacrifices as well as inspirational stories of service personnel in the lesser known/publicised conflicts that the UK and Commonwealth has been engaged in. This is not...
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    And We Were Young. Oundle School and the Great War

    Every once in a while, a great opportunity arises. The chance to review a book by an old school teacher of mine – and finally to have my revenge for all those school reports along the lines of “moderate/might do better” and “C/B borderline” – was too good to miss, particularly since I could...
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    The Book of the Poppy

    Every so often a book comes along that not only entertains and informs but actually makes one think. This is just such a book. This edition is a reprint of the book which had been commissioned and brought out in 2014 to commemorate the start of WW1; as we approach the 100th anniversary of its...
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