For the Fallen.

The Rain in Spain...

“When you go home, tell them of us and say; for your tomorrow, we gave our today.”
Although this story takes place in 2013 and before the start of this blog, i’m going to share it with you now as I neglected to do so last year.  In the British calendar November the 11th holds special significance as being the anniversary of the armistice agreement that ended the First World War. And in the ever poignant words of my friend with whom I travelled around Portugal ‘don’t tell people history stories, they’re boring’ so follow the link to learn more here- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Armistice_at_Compi%C3%A8gne

Across the UK and commonwealth countries at 11:00 on that day the people stop to remember those who gave their lives in wars past and present in a 2 minute silence and wear poppies to mark their respect and reverence to those in service. Spain however is neither…

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