As well as earning the title of the Forces Sweetheart during WW2, Vera Lynn devoted much time and energy to charity work connected with ex-servicemen, disabled children and breast cancer. She was held in great affection by Second World War veterans and in 2000 was named the Briton who best exemplified the spirit of the 20th century. Vera Lynn passed away today at the. age of 103. Vera’s music will live forever as will her memory.
Any order that can be misunderstood has been misunderstood.
“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.”
“You just can’t beat the person who won’t give up.” ―Babe Ruth
There is something to a city at night. There is an underlying feeling of wonder, almost like it provides a blanket under which you can wrap yourself. There is a life different from that which one can see and feel during the day. At night the city comes alive, out from the corners it comes, the sounds and smells are different, the people without the concern of day come out of themselves.
Mother Nature has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But she cannot save them from fools.
In nature, light creates color. In the picture, color creates the light:- Hans Hofmann
“When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”
It was an unusually dark night even with the multitude of city lights casting their glow over the river. I stood there looking down from the bridge, mesmerised by the reflections given off by the river below…..