Saturday, April 29, 2006

I couldn't resist linking to Mark's recent post ...

2 comments:

lettuce said...

Just catching up again....

Your WW1 posts were very thought-provoking. My grandfather was in the trenches, and at Ypres - he lied about his age to join up, because he was really too young. Having known him for almost 30 years, I feel it gave me quite a connection to the war, a sense of its reality. Its hard to communicate that to younger generations. (btw, did you see A very long engagement? Very poigant, moving, warm - and harrowing insights into the war - al juxtaposed. Its excellent, i thought).

woman wandering said...

hey lettuce, i was just over checking out your site today :)

'long engagement', yes i did. it was good. did you ever read 'captain corelli's mandolin'? oddly enough, it gave me the most realistic idea of life in the trenches that i've had.