Armistice Day – never forget those who die for what they believe in

Much is written about Remembrance at this time of the year and we read about how it is celebrated on a variety of days which suit various countries and causes.

Armistice Day

More than 9 million combatants and 7 million civilians died during the Great War.

However many people believe that our true day of Remembrance is on Armistice Day which commemorates the signing of the Armistice at the end of World War One at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, 1918.

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Nelson Mandela RIP: a sad goodbye to the power of his peaceful words

small__2616534609Today we have had to say goodbye to one of the world’s greatest statesmen, and someone who – despite lengthy imprisonment – believed that talking and using words were what would lead to solutions of national and international problems. [Read more…]