Mark's Musings

A miscellany of opinions, thoughts, rants and comments

9 November 2014
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Putting it into perspective

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They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. It felt ever so … Continue reading

11 November 2012
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Remembrance Day

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It was a bright, crisp autumn morning as we assembled in the Marketplace for Remembrance Day. The mayor in his robes, the band’s instruments gleaming in the sun, the sea, air and army cadets in their uniforms, the old soldiers … Continue reading

11 November 2010
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For the Fallen

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We normally only quote the middle section of this. But I think the whole poem is worth re-reading. With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh they were, … Continue reading