POEMS ABOUT THE GREAT WAR
Presented and Written by Robin Moore during and after his walks around Europe’s WW1 Battlefields.
POEMS ABOUT THE GREAT WAR
Including modified poems from The Great War Trilogy – ‘A Pilgrimage of War and Words’. Unlike the expeditions this is an historical account told through verse, highlighting life at the turn of the century through to the Armistice.
A PILGRIMAGE OF WAR AND WORDS
I have compiled three books with poems describing my expeditions across Europe’s Great War battlefields. Each story commemorates the fallen, revisits the final days of the warhorse and pays respect to relatives who fought in the campaign (my grandad enlisted at 14 and was still under 18 when the Armistice took place). It also pays tribute to the many war poets who died in this campaign.
My poems attempt to describe a story of one of the world’s greatest tragedies accompanied by some atmospheric and spiritually poignant art.
This project also pays tribute to the Centenary of The Royal British Legion, founded to support ex-servicemen.
I frequently operate to raise money for Charity and take no expenses from the organizations I support on my fundraising walks. Educational projects such as this and the Great War Trilogy are available from my website for a small cost. The proceeds will help fund valuable charity work.
My concept of ‘A Greater Society’ entails encouragement of voluntary help and care for those who need a bit more support. In an ideal world we could all give up 2 hours of our time a week for the good of humanity which would itself remind us of our social duty.
OTHER NEW TITLES
THE OUNDLE PILGRIMAGE – Following The Historic Village and Church Route
A good off-road alternative to the Sue Ryder Route which we walk each August for Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall.
A PILGRIMAGE TO SANTIAGO
This story covers a pilgrimage from the coastline of Ferrel to the iconic cathedral at Santiago de Compostela.
A Short Walk To The End Of The World
An interesting little adventure starting at Santiago de Compostela as it makes its way to the Finisterre deemed by the ancient pilgrims as the ‘Edge of the World’.
Walking Downunder NZ
This book follows my last big walk on the North Island (having completed 3 other walks around the Country). It leaves the busy environs of Auckland to follow Highway2 across the rural plains to fun-loving haven of Mt Maunganui.
I am hoping to kickstart my European Pilgrimages in Switzerland and Italy at some point in 2022.
My important anniversary walk is scheduled for April/May 2022.
Each decade I walk from Land’s End to Oundle in the Nene Valley to celebrate my ‘birth’ as a charity walker. It was back in 1992 when I first set off on an epic challenge of walking between Cornwall and Oundle in one week.
It takes a little longer these days setting off from Land’s End, walking the entire length of Cornwall, before leaving Launceston to follow the exact same course (as done in 1992) back to Oundle.
You can follow my adventures or visit past walks/archives on Robin Moore’s Walking For Charity On Facebook.
For information about annual local charity walks visit:
Happy Walking and Catch Up Soon!