November 11th, 2014

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Two Minutes Silence

We took my mother to the hairdresser's today, which meant we found ourselves in Paddock Wood for the 2 minutes silence.

We joined the little crowd around the war memorial.

Ailz: "I thought you hated Remembrance."

Me: "This is different. There aren't any kings and queens..."

Ailz: "Or politicians...

Me: Yes.

As it turned out there weren't any parsons either- just members of the British Legion, shoppers and  school children with their teachers.

The bugle calls came from over the road. I think they were using the PA system at the railway station.