the bigger the storm, the brighter your rainbow
Face it, we’re all facing pretty big storm-clouds , and it doesn’t look as though they’re going to blow over any time soon. So let’s all look for the silver lining, and hope that we find a rainbow shining through. It’s either a nightmare, or a dream ~ you choose.
A change from Judy Garland, and I like this version of the classic song.
Please listen with a smile on your face.
With thanks to my friend Paula Light for the inspiration.
rainbows that arch in the sunlight
with colours that gracefully blend
a voice in the peace of the night
soft with real love for a friend
my lady, I am your knight
words and pictures by jack collier
AT 11pm ON 4th OF AUGUST 1914 THE BRITISH ULTIMATUM TO GERMANY EXPIRED.
Many young men and women from the British Empire would not live to see a double rainbow, the symbol of transformation.
28,000 unidentified British dead
160,000 (approx) women were widowed
350,000 (approx) children lost their father or mother
A generation of young women saw only one in five find a husband
The Great War, The War To End All Wars, ended at 11am on 11th of November 1918
Henry John (Harry) Patch, the last Fighting Tommy died on 25th of July 2009. He never spoke of the war until 1998