Bill Millin ‘The Mad Piper of Normandy’

| June 6, 2011

It was 67 years ago today that the world met for battle on the sandy shores of Normandy.  The first devastating hours of the invasion were unlike anything the world had seen before. Any attempt here to describe the courage and carnage of that day of days would be an injustice. How can one summerize the […]

The Abbey

| February 22, 2011

A Visit to the Garden I can hear the pipes tonight, and I am pleased with the week’s research having discovered that at least one piper has given melodic life to the drifting winds around solemn grounds near Caen. I recall when my two friends and I chose to visit the Abbaye d’Ardenne and how […]