Good morning everyone! Now that the hectic holidays of Christmas and New Year have come and gone, I am sure that we have all gotten back to the usual daily bustles of busy lifestyle. Back to school and work. And I hope you’ve all been well too.
Yesterday 11th November was Remembrance Day. On that day I thought of all those who went to the battle field to save their countries, and I wore a “poppy”as a sign of respect!And most of all I always remember and think of my father who joined the British Army as a young man. When I was growing up, he told me lots of stories about soldiers, his army days and how life was being a soldier. I learned from him a song “He’ll be coming round the mountain when he comes” and that was the song that him and his soldier friends sang and I grew up knowing this song by heart. He taught me how they paraded and I did it too with him and it was fun time I had, and to date I still remember all those laughing moments I thought I was a “little soldier girl.” I still remember “YES SIR, NO SIR.” He was a dad who continually loved telling me of his life as a soldier all through my years of innocence until to the day that I came to comprehension of the whole affair of one being a soldier.