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My Fijian Experience
Two years ago, as a student at Cardiff University, I received an email seeking volunteers to take part in a youth, sport and education project in Fiji with the charity “Think Pacific”. Keen to spend my summer abroad and with Fiji sounding like a desirable place to go, I decided to send off an application and hoped for the best.
1916 and the battle of the Somme was to be a bad year for the families and men of East Brent. However, 1917 would be even worse, with eight serving men known to have died, at least four of them in the horror of the 3rd Battle of Ypres better known as ‘Passchendaele’.