2nd Lieutenant John “Jock” Low

| September 25, 2014

Dinna Forget Today I have been thinking about one line that a fiancé wrote about her departed best friend. Appearing on the wall at the visitor’s centre at Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial, Belgium, the words remind us of a departed soul and the ones left behind to remember. And then I turn towards a […]

16th Battalion CEF at Rest and Play

| September 19, 2014

Some Time Behind the Lines Once in a while there was just a little respite, a little peace and perhaps a different kind of banter for the troops to enjoy behind the lines away from harm’s way. A gathering of souls who on most days were in a different place – on the lines, in […]

Caius College Master’s Speech

| September 8, 2014

The Voice of 1919 Even though there is a desire on my part to try to make every blog, at this time, commemorate an anniversary of the Great War, I find that when the idea is generated one has to work with it else it leaves this writer for a great while. I know that […]