The Ypres Times Volume 8

THE PATRIOT The other evening, as I was taking my usual walk before dinner by way of an appetizer , I saw someone off towards Bosche lines digging in the ground. After a long and careful scrutiny it became evident that the man was alone, and from his bent shoulder and general air of weariness,…

Wipers Times Volume 7

THE DRINK HABIT AQUIRED IN THREE DAYS! If you know anyone who doesn’t drink alcohol regularly, or occasionally, let me send my free book, “CONFESSIONS OF AN ALCOHOL SLAVE.” It explains something important, i.e.: How to quickly become an Expert “Bona-Fide Toper.” … Address: J. Supitup, Havanotha Mansions.           Telegrams: “RATS.” THE B.E.F. TIMES WITH WHICH…

When The Lights Go Out On Monday

When the lights go out on Monday, The United Kingdom – a very different country From the one that went to war a century ago – Will attempt an act of collective memorialisation Rarely witnessed in this, our land, A democratic communion of thought and voice, A delicate concord of empathy, sympathy, Agreement, reflection, opposition,…

Lights Out

The link below explains the basic idea that, if you wish,you might like to join people in the UK who turn off their lights from 10 to 11pm on the 4th August, leaving on just a single light, or a single candle burning, to mark the 100th anniversary of our country entering the Great War.…

THE WIPERS TIMES

Correspondence To the Editor. Sir, As a lifelong reader of your excellent paper, I hereby claim the privilege of a few lines to contradict “A Lover of Nature’s” letter in your last issue. Firstly, I heard the cuckoo myself two days previously; secondly, he doesn’t know enough about birds to differentiate between species; and thirdly,…

The Road Not Taken

She was eager to talk with us, Hurrying up from her garden chores, Pleased that we should take a picture Of her thatched home: Old Fields House, Where Edward Thomas stayed before the ‘War; She pointed out Robert Frost’s house: Little Iddens, And showed us a path there in the field on the right, Where…