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Inspiration, if you’re lucky, always comes from your family. And for me it is the stories of the generations in the not too distant past that give me gratitude for a simple and peaceful life.
My Grandfather's family were Londoners, blacksmiths and printers at the turn of the 1900s. An existence of grey sooty skies and bitterly cold winters. For them World War 1 brought a call to arms and service at Gallipoli, the Western Front and Mesopotania. The War delivered them the loss of brothers and a future plagued by nightmares. Read more...