Poppy Thoughts

I am part of that generation, a teenager at the end of the 60s, student life in the early and mid 70s, that shunned poppy wearing. It all felt a bit like remembering war was close to glorifying it, and as I recall, we all wanted to ..”give peace a chance”.

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A forgotten Medal

In most families things get passed down from generation to generation. These maybe such things as bibles, china, pictures, books, clothing, photographs etc. In all probability we can best describe these items as family memorabilia or family heirlooms. After my mother died so it was with me, in amongst a small box of costume jewellery was an old blackly tarnished silver medal.

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