A lockdown task…

I live in a town called Rowley Regis in the West Midlands. The town itself is more like a district in size and as such, there are five smaller towns that make up the wider area which are Blackheath, Whiteheath, Rowley Village, Old Hill and Cradley Heath. When I went out one day for myContinue reading “A lockdown task…”

The presence of the First World War in our lives today…

The First World War was a watershed moment in world history. It had an impact on so many parts of life that it is inescapable, even to this day. A few examples of that include the way in which certain phrases have become part of the English Language (please read my blog post about thisContinue reading “The presence of the First World War in our lives today…”

How the First World War is remembered in New Zealand – Part 1

In September 2018, I was incredibly lucky to spend three weeks in one of the most beautiful countries in the world, New Zealand. ┬áIn this blog post, I will take you on a journey through New Zealand showing examples of how the First World War is remembered throughout the country. New Zealand, like its AustralianContinue reading “How the First World War is remembered in New Zealand – Part 1”