All roads don’t lead to Rome – most of them end up at the seaside

Do you have a special place you love which is not real? I don’t mean like Billy Liar with his imaginary country of Ambrosia where he is the benevolent, but brave, leader, guiding both his country’s development and armed forces. I mean the sort of place Peter Pan would call a “happy place” where youContinue reading “All roads don’t lead to Rome – most of them end up at the seaside”

Sweet treat from big brother helped me over a birthday party disaster

When do we become aware and do we remember the moment or is it just another step along life’s highway when we take so many that we cannot recollect them all? There are those who feel they became aware soon after birth (some even believe it happens in the womb) and they can “recall” thingsContinue reading “Sweet treat from big brother helped me over a birthday party disaster”

My final farewell to a wonderful grandfather

The news of my grandfather’s death was a shock but after 10 minutes sitting quietly in Tony’s office I had composed myself. He had given me that time to let it sink in before returning. I told him I needed to call my parents to find out the arrangements for the funeral and said IContinue reading “My final farewell to a wonderful grandfather”

War Is Never Over

by Cecil L Harrison (1923-2000) War is never over Though the treaties may be signed The memories of the battles Are forever in our minds War is never over So when you welcome heroes home Remember in their minds they hold Memories known to them alone War is never over Nam veterans know this wellContinue reading “War Is Never Over”