I agree with what Seb says here. I am read, by those who find something in my works, what they need. One, many of her family are in or have been in the military. understandably, they will not talk of their […]
Just one story of a day going underground. Down Betshanger, a day, I and lives of 60 men, came close to have ended, in a nasty way. A day, humor, of couler joke, keep us all sain! true, not a ” nice ”, […]
Twelve thirty PM – noon shift
Pit canteen – dinner – mug of tea
Chatting – pit banter
Pop in to shop – for chewing ’baccer
A tin of snuff – last cigarette – ’til we ride the pit
From the start of the shif […]
I have read many books on WW1, and some very good documentary’s. One was on Chiles Bean, an Australian journalist. Who reported on the Australians in Gallipoli. He went on to write volumes of books on Ausralia […]
From a report in The East Kent Times: Among these must be Erncat(?) Jarman , whose home is at Broadstirs. A lad, 5 feet 7 inches, age 14, full of patriotism, first tyd to joine the Royal Navy, with out success. […]
The estimated number of those under military is 250,000. Who joined up to fight for King God and Empier, and to have a great adventure. Most found only death, and misadventure. Just how many will never be known. […]
I survived me wounds,
Spent me time in Blighty,
Sent back to France.
I’d lost me hope of remaining.
Sent back to France – part of a new draft!
As raw as they come! Shit!
One little bastard attached ’em self […]
Thank you Seb, as I have said, that work is being used by at leat one teacher. To encurige dyslexics in her class,m as prove, that dyslexixa, is a posative condishan to have. That it is no barrer to those who […]