• Tue. Jun 25th, 2024

World War I

1917

I don’t believe there is such a thing as a “perfect” film. Sam Mendes’ Golden Globe winning 1917, however, comes pretty close. 1917 captures the horror and brutality of World…

Is Remembrance Day glorifying war or is it an important tribute?

Poppies, a tradition instilled into our culture since 1921, is our nations way of remembering the lives lost during the World Wars. Older still is the two-minute silence on the…

Red poppies honour those who fought for our freedoms

It was 1945 and the poisonous heart of fascism was unravelling. My grandfather was a member of the regiment tasked with liberating the despairing prisoners at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. As…