Happy Veteran's Day.
Yes, I let it pass unremarked, but so too did the rest of the country. Apparently. My British colleagues had no idea.
It's a new thing here. And I have to say it's much needed. Remembrance Sunday is a big thing here, but technically you have to be dead to be honoured - which takes a little bit of the fun out of it. Veterans - until a couple of years ago - had no official celebration.
I'm not a big fan of Gordon Brown, but good for him for bringing this in.
So, let me say - thanks to all the British Veterans.
Technically the Vol-in-Law qualifies as a British veteran, given his 14 months or so in the British Territorial Army (reserves). I think he was mostly in it for the subsidised beer, though.