of remembrances

Categories: life-in-general

Date: 24 April 2012 22:55:47

It's ANZAC Day today, in Australia, New Zealand, and on the Gallipoli Peninsula and various parts of the world Australians and New Zealanders (and Turks) are gathering to remember and honour the legendary ANZACS.

It is not a remembrance of war - it is a remembrance of those who died fighting for their families and friends, and a hope that all war will cease and a better way be found.

I haven't been to an ANZAC Day service since my grandfather died, I find it too hard, I've always found them very emotional, even as a kid, but I loved going to the dawn services - the last post sends chills in the half light ...