Knox Box of Miscellany

Dawn Knox – A rearranger of words into something hopefully meaningful…

14th December 2014
by Dawnknox
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Sunday Musings for 14th December 2014 – #MuseItUp #DaffodilAndTheThinPlace

Here’s the Sunday Musings for 14th December. On a festive note, Chris asked us this week “How do you overcome/handle the stresses of the holiday season? And because we’re many, I use holiday to include everyone.” Well, here’s my thoughts: … Continue reading

13th December 2014
by Dawnknox
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Sons of Three Countries Remembered – Albert Kiekert

The final service man who was featured in theĀ  ‘Sons of Three Countries Remembered’ was Albert Kiekert, from Heiligenhaus, Germany. Here are some details about him from the script: Albert Kiekert joined his brother’s regiment, the First Lothringischen Feldartillerie-Regiment Number … Continue reading

12th December 2014
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Sons of Three Countries Remembered – Louis Vallin

Yesterday, I posted the story of George Burnett, the young British soldier from Wickford, Essex, who died in the First World War. Shortly after George went missing in October 1914, Louis Vallin, from Meaux, France, joined the French Air Force. … Continue reading

11th December 2014
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Sons of Three Countries Remembered – George Burnett

While I was researching the First World War and specifically, the three service men – one from Wickford, Essex, England, one from Meaux, France and one from Heiligenhaus, Germany, I wondered how it must have felt at the beginning of … Continue reading

10th December 2014
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The Sons of Three Countries Remembered

About a year ago, my friend, Ken, asked me if I’d write a ‘short sketch’ about two characters who fought in the First World War. It was for some friends who were involved in the Forget Never, Oublier Jamais, Vergessen … Continue reading

7th December 2014
by Dawnknox
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Sunday Musings for 7 December 2014 #MuseItUp #DaffodilAndTheThinPlace

This week, Chris has asked us about colours – here are her instructions: Up for a writing exercise? Using only touch, smell, and sound describe colours. So, here’s my response: From the merest blush in the sky as the sun … Continue reading