My idea in composing this was that the sacrifices and loss of life endured by those brave soldiers(symbolised by the poppies), and that horrible machine gun, were necessary so that we can today enjoy the freedom to ride on that lovely carousel. The beach in the background is one of the D-Day landing beaches. Click to enlarge.
I was quite emotional on our visit to these beaches, our teenage children, on the other hand, were not interested in gettting out of the car! WW2 probably seems like a long time ago to them!
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Click on these slippers, you'll have fun!