Remembrance Day, 2018…

Good people all over the British Commonwealth, and elsewhere, will have been wearing their poppies this week with pride…

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..but some very bad people in the UK, like that slimy cur James McLean…

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…who has still not been fired from the English soccer club he is inexplicably playing for, will not have been doing so.

Of my offspring’s four grandparents, three served King and Country in the armed forces of their various countries.




The fourth served too, in a nurse’s uniform.

The previous generation also did their bit in what they called the Great War, a conflict that left Europe debilitated through the massive losses among the bravest and best on the battle-fields.


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After the Second World War, too, the initial sense of relief gave way to a crisis of confidence…

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…cleverly, basely, exploited by fans of the losing side.

Let today be a day of remembrance, of course, but also of contemplation, on how best to honour those we remember.