Clarice, You are Late! Late for a VERY Important Date!

Although I don’t usually enjoy receiving brown envelopes through the post - I will make an exception when one arrives from the General Records Office or the GRO as it known here in the UK...

Blood Sweeps the Land in November for a Fallen Soldier…

As I watched from the shadows on that cold and very rainy day as the volunteers carefully plucked the ceramic poppies from the muddy ground and into the safety of their cardboard nests - I was feeling disappointed that no poppy would be finding its forever home with me...

In Hearts at Peace and Under an Scarboro’ Heaven….

Although there are always more questions than answers with Clarice - the events of that week do appear to have happened rather quickly and having taken a look through my archives and in the absence of any memorial card, letter of sympathy or an order of service I have discovered some images from a June visit to Woodlands Crematorium in the coastal town of Scarborough...