Wilfred Owen

August 4th, 1914

On August 4th 1914, Britain went to war… who would have eve thought or feared that the war would last as long as it did, and who could have imagined it would have cost so many lives, and ruined so many millions and millions more, blighted for generations. Anthem for Doomed Youth What passing-bells for these […]


Salting Beans

I was looking through the names I had taken from the memorial on the Menin Gate, thousands upon thousands of them, names of the fallen I had downloaded while researching the Colgates and Props. I looked looking down our road, down Thornbury Drive and in 1918 every other house may had a dead or injured […]