: ' in rememberance'

Wear your poppy [quietly] with pride

  he origins of the Poppy Factory go back to 1922 when Major George Howson MC, a young infantry officer and engineer who served on the Western Front in the First World War, founded the Disabled [...]

Lest We Forget

This Remembrance Day go along to the corner of Clerkenwell Road and Hatton Garden. There you will find a blue plaque to Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim (5th February, 1840 – 24th November, 1916) an American born [...]

In Memoriam

At the risk of unleashing a river of vitriol I want to address roadside memorials. As drivers we are told that nothing should distract our attention, so no mobiles, loud music, or if the Royal Society for [...]