‘Ayo Gorkhali!’

| September 24, 2021

Gurkha VC Statue in Aldershot Learning of a new soldier Victoria Cross statue, to be unveiled on Saturday 25 September 2021, has brought back memories of my work with the Piper James Cleland Richardson VC Statue  Committee in Chilliwack, B.C. Knowing the many hours it has taken working with a team dedicated to seeing the […]

A Bouquet of Flowers

| November 12, 2012

The Wedding of Lady Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon That dear lady, the late Queen Mother was married to the Duke of York, later King George VI, at Westminster Abbey April 26, 1923. As she entered the Abbey she quite unexpectedly laid her bouquet of flowers at the tomb of the British Unknown Warrior. Her act […]