A strange Remembrance Sunday

It was so strange watching the Festival of Remembrance from a virtually empty Albert Hall last night.

This will be a very strange Remembrance Sunday. Most of the usual services have been cancelled.

I normally buy my poppies in the supermarket, but as they are out of bounds at the moment for me, and I’m sure for many of you, here is the link to the Royal British Legion’s poppy appeal in case you want to make a donation to support the work that the Legion does to support veterans and their families.

I took this photo at the Tower of London in November 2014. Between July and November 888,246 filled the grounds gradually, one for each British soldier who died during the First World War.

Here is Ed Davey’s message for Remembrance Sunday

Round the country other  senior Liberal Democrats have made their own reflections:




* Caron Lindsay is Editor of Liberal Democrat Voice and blogs at Caron's Musings

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One Comment

  • My thoughts on this day are always dominated by the loss, many years ago, of a good schoolfriend killed whilst serving with the army in Northern Ireland.
    Since the Good Friday Agreement I had real hope that his loss was not in vain.
    All that changed 4 years ago with the referendum and then Trump.
    Now I have a degree of hope, not blind hope, that at least there will be someone in the White House who will work to make that loss, and all the other casualties, not a complete waste of human life.

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