Tag Archives: war

Much ado about something

The weekend that has gone witnessed the continuing celebrations for the 90th birthday of the reigning British monarch, Elizabeth Windsor. Parades of guards, bands and royal carriages through the streets of London, aircraft fly-pasts and, it is reported, street parties … Continue reading

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Facing the challenges of the modern world

As this article is being written, the British House of Commons is debating the matter of whether or not the UK should join with other nations in bombing the so-called “Islamic State” (ISIS) in Syria. The debate has been called … Continue reading

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Filling the void

If it fell on a weekday there would be a public holiday. There would be the solemn 6.00 a.m. service at the Shrine of Remembrance in St. Kilda Road, followed by the military parade through the streets of Melbourne. Then, … Continue reading

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