The History Troupe


Statues Cradling Toys

Statues Cradling Toys


We are delighted to present to you our latest collection of poetry and stories; ‘Statues Cradling Toys’ written by Robert J Bell of The History Troupe.

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In the middle of the Memorial Garden next to St. Mary’s Church in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, a statue of four women commemorates the First World War. With toys in their laps, they stare a thousand yards into the distance. These words are trapped in their gaze.