Here the Pipes Will Lay Beside Me

| June 10, 2018

Someday Here We Will Meet Again …a while ago I have stood here many times, brought others to you and wondered who you are…and yet for all the time that has passed – today you have spoken. Who are you Piper John MacLeod? …this day I have walked this place of memory since the late […]

Christ Church Cathedral and the Canadian Scottish

| July 25, 2015

Reflecting Upon Regimental Colours The Canadian Scottish Memorial at Pioneer Square is located near to Christ Church Cathedral adopted by the Canadian Scottish regiment as their Regimental Chapel, September 16, 2001. A recent visit to the memorial and cathedral reminded me once again of connections to the Great War. Of particular interest to the Canadian […]

Charms of Life in the Trenches

| April 21, 2015

Lieutenant George Samuel Ager, 16th Battalion CEF As time advances from one Great War anniversary to the next, I engage my grey cells in an exercise to find connection with  the Canadian Expeditionary Force of April 22 – 24, 1915. Specifically I search for something personal, a familar name to speak to the area northeast […]