11am 26 May 2018, The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Calne Re-dedication of the restored War Memorial They went with songs to the battle, they were young, Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the foe.… Read More They went with songs to the battle, they were young.
‘The ultimate strength of a nation lies not in her trading, nor in the multitude of her trading transactions. It’s not found in her banking operations nor in the acumen of her leaders. The ultimate strength of a nation lies in the character of the men and women who are the nation, and voluntary service… Read More 80 years of service
Calne War Memorial is currently under restoration by The War Memorial Restoration Company. They have replaced old and broken steps around the memorial, restored the original paths, and have cleaned the memorial with high temperature steam, known as the DOFF system The names of the Fallen are being re-cut and highlighted with paint. Calne branch… Read More Lest We Forget
I like the cover illustration of ‘a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush’. Well done, Chris Fielden. Not easy to think of an image to convey the theme of the book. Out now A delightful and funny collection of a hundred cliché-ridden flash fiction stories. Mine is No 83 NO PAIN,… Read More Cliché heaven
Message from Chris Fielden to all the authors who submitted entries to his themed anthologies. ‘I’m proud to present Tritely Challenged Volume 1, the first book in the Tritely Challenged Series. The book was officially released on Saturday 28th April 2018 and contains 100 cliché-crammed flash-fiction stories, written by 100 authors who submitted their stories… Read More 100 authors
“World War I was the most colossal, murderous, mismanaged butchery that has ever taken place on earth. Any writer who said otherwise lied. So the writers either wrote propaganda, shut up, or fought.” Ernest Hemingway The Winds and Words of War World War I Posters and Prints from the San Antonio Public Library Collection 18… Read More Wake up, America