Tag Archives: First World War

Three Decades of Half-Centenaries

When I became an active blogger over ten years ago, the”big theme” was the Decade of Centenaries. As regular readers will know, I prefer private remembering to public remembrance. We are entitled to remember our history as we wish. I … Continue reading

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“….And Sailed Off For Gallipoli”

There are few anti-war songs that are better than Eric Bogle’s “The Band Played Waltzing Matilda”. My favourite version being the Pogues. But what do we know about Gallipoli. Well…it was a British military disaster. And the point in History,where … Continue reading

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