Remembering the past


PicsArt_1366679334236Today  we remember here in Australia the fallen.


For me this day  is not about glorifying war,it is not about whether you agree or disagree with men and women going to war.

Today for me is about honouring the fallen ,the lost and those who live with the legacy of war.

This  also has me remembering my ancestors,those amazing individuals whose genes i carry,hopefully doing them justice.

Very different people but all heroes to me.

My paternal grandmother who drove trams in Scotland during the war,  i thank her for my love of cooking and am  amazed at her ability to come to this dry land and start a fresh life.Her husband my grandfather fought  in Egypt where he suffered shell shock,he would hide under the table when a thunder storm raged,yet he came here with his bride from Wales and battled the war of dust and red dirt,providing…

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