Knox Box of Miscellany

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

31st December 2016
by Dawnknox
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Meeting New Family Members in 2016

This year, has been wonderful for meeting new members of my family. No, we didn’t have a lot of new births, as far as I’m aware – the ‘new’ members are simply people I’ve never met before, and until this … Continue reading

11th November 2016
by Dawnknox
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Lest We Forget – 11 November 2016

Lest We Forget In Silence Daily, we are bombarded with noise and commotion that demands our attention. There is little time to think. But if we were to consider the wars in our past and spend time reflecting on the … Continue reading

8th November 2016
by Dawnknox
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The Sons of Three Countries Remembered 2016

‘The Sons of Three Countries Remembered’ 2016 in Meaux, France ‘The Sons of Three Countries Remembered’ was performed in Meaux, France on 05 November 2016. It was the third time the dramatisation has been performed – the first being in … Continue reading

30th October 2016
by Dawnknox
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Basildon Hospital Radio BHR1287AM

I had a wonderful afternoon at Basildon Hospital Radio today with Alan Newman and Josh P. from Gateway Radio. Jacqui James, the chairman of Basildon Hospital Radio, met me when I arrived and she spent some time putting me at … Continue reading

25th October 2016
by Dawnknox
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Thinking Other People’s Thoughts

Thinking Other People’s Thoughts I often try to put myself in other people’s minds and imagine their thoughts.  It must be something to do with the fact that I’m always writing stories – either in my head or otherwise. Or … Continue reading

1st October 2016
by Dawnknox
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Day 100 of the Battle of the Somme Centenary

Today, one hundred years ago, the Battle of the Somme had been raging for one hundred days. The massive bombardment of the German lines had started one hundred days before and terrible slaughter had ensued. There would still be forty-seven … Continue reading