‘It’s really a hometown story’: John McCrae honoured in Guelph
While some think he's from Montreal, others think he's a Brit, the story of soldier, doctor and poet John McCrae traces back to Guelph, Ontario.
The Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month - Scheiss Weekly
This day used to be known as Armistice Day, in honor of the armistice that was signed on the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month"
That's one small step for Milo...
This is probably the longest period of time I have ever left between my blog entries. And there are a few, unexciting, reasons for this. I have just finished a 12 day stint at my very exciting (not) job. Prior to that I contracted a pretty gruesome head cold and was dosed up with medication for a while. Also, it being the 'month' of fireworks, I have spent most evenings trying to console poor terrified Milo. He hears them well into the distance and has to find a hiding place until morning…
Most Canadians don’t know the words to ‘In Flanders Fields’: Ipsos poll
Most Canadians know that the iconic war poem In Flanders Fields was written by John McCrae 100 years ago. Most Canadians don’t know, however, the correct first verse, according to a new survey released ahead of Remembrance Day.
#AnzacDay2018 hashtag on Twitter
See Tweets about #AnzacDay2018 on Twitter. See what people are saying and join the conversation.
Anzac We Will Remember Them Cotton Quilting Fabric Panel
Anzac We Will Remember Them Cotton Quilting Fabric Panel is designed by Kennard and Kennard. Remembering is a collection honouring our heroic soldiers. The panel is 100% cotton and approximately 36 inches x 44 inches. (91 cm x 112 cms). While every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the colours depicted in our images, please be aware that due to monitor resolution, lighting etc it is almost impossible to represent colour to 100% accuracy.