Remembrance Sunday

Harry Billinge

Harry Billinge: “My generation saved the world”

There's no need to read anything or watch anything or listen to anyone else on this Remembrance Sunday: D-Day veteran Harry Billinge says it all. Listen right to the end. They shall grow not old, as we that are left…
goodbye old man

Remembrance Sunday: ‘Goodbye, Old Man’

'Goodbye, Old Man', watercolour, by Fortunino Matania (1881-1963), depicts a British soldier saying farewell to his dying horse. It was commissioned in 1916 by the Blue Cross animal welfare charity,…

We will remember them, won't we?

  We will remember them. We intone it ritually every year. We even make a chronological covenant: 'At the going down of the sun and in the morning..' There have…