REMEMBRANCE DAY..and ONE HUNDRED YEARS…

Posted November 11, 2018 10:11 pm by Joanna Bogle

REMEMBRANCE DAY..and ONE HUNDRED YEARS…

…since the Armistice of 1918 was signed.J. joined his regiment for the march-past in Whitehall. I went to the local ceremonies at London Bridge. Later, to Westminster Abbey to hear the great pealing out of bells and to see the beacon lit, one of a great number across the whole country.The bond that unites people in Britain for a short while each November is something quite extraordinary – and ordinary. People feel somehow normal: there is a sense of neighbourliness. In a packed pub, a kilted piper started to play and everyone applauded and called for more. Older men wearing

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