Monday, July 11, 2011

Eternal flame

Eternal Flame in Pool of Reflection

As we strolled along beside the bronze wall plates the names didn't move me.

"Look there's money in the pool", I yelled as I hung over the wall looking into the shallow water of the reflecting pool.

"Get down," said Mum

"Can I have a penny so I can make a wish?"

"Shhhh," said Mum, "Don't be noisy. People come here to remember all these people who died."

Reluctantly, I quietened down.


  1. Does this still happen today ... the public shushing? Probably much less ...

  2. I love it - just what any kid would say ;-)