I am very thankful that my son returned home from Afghanistan earlier this year.
Today makes me think about the 453 service personnel who have lost their lives during this conflict.
It also reminds us of all those who have gone before and given their lives in order for us to live the lives we do.
As you all know this year I made and sold crochet poppies with the hope of raising £100.
Through the generosity of the work colleagues and the general public I have managed to far exceed this expectation by raising the grand sum of
This year the money will be going to the Royal British Legion's
Who carryout fantastic work in helping injured service personnel from all three services.