Category Archives: 2018

…We Will Remember Them!

For those that have asked, I was invited to take part in Armistice 2018, A Nation’s Thank You as part of the public ballot. To be honest I never expected to be offered a place when I applied and was … Continue reading

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At the going down of the sun, and in the morning…

Did we help keep the memory of our relatives alive? Absolutely! From what I’ve read from Social Media posts, the feedback for the ‘Descendants Walk’ was amazing and it inspired so many viewers to share photos and details about their … Continue reading

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Festival of Remembrance 2018

After learning about my participation at Armistice 2018, A Nation’s Thank You on November 11th 2018, I was surprised (to say the least!) when I was contacted by the organisers, The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, to ask … Continue reading

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Remembrance

A few weeks back I learned that I have been invited to participate in Armistice 2018, A Nation’s Thank You. This is a unique opportunity for 10,000 members of the public to form a procession past the Cenotaph in central … Continue reading

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We Did It!

After our celebration meal last night, we were given a chance of a lay-in.  Breakfast at 7.30am then packed and away at 8.30am.  It was due to be another warm day.  Despite various aches and pains, everyone was looking forward … Continue reading

Posted in 2018, Ashford, Chartham, Chatham, Eastwell Manor, Faversham, GGKCR18, Hoo | 2 Comments

Rolling, Rolling, Rolling…

AKA: more ups and downs than watching an England match! If we thought yesterday was warm then today was a tad warmer still. I think it peaked at 32 Deg C but it wasn’t as humid as yesterday. We set … Continue reading

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Some Like It Hot…

What a great day to start my latest adventure! It was an early start this morning having travelled down to Chatham yesterday evening and stayed locally. Registration was at Hoo from 6.45am. When I arrived I signed in and was … Continue reading

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