South Shields Daily Pictures
I missed Remembrance Sunday last year because my wife Sharon was not very well, as you know - this year she was well enough to allow me out of the house for an hour.
The Remembrance Sunday ceremony at Westoe Cenotaph in South Shields continues to draw huge crowds and engages folks from all walks of life and all age groups. The Act of Remembrance is always sobering, and for the young inspiring and educational and as one hundred years have now passed since the start of the Great War in 1914 the ceremonies throughout the UK have taken on a greater significance this year.
I hope you enjoy this series and have the endurance to get through almost two weeks worth of thought provoking portraits mainly.
This is a more colourful version of "Stu" who deserves my thanks for being such a great bloke and agreeing to be photographed at the end of the Remembrance Ceremony.
Those long uneven lines
And the shut shops, the bleached
And the countryside not caring:
Never such innocence,
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