Unfair

After reading about Mary Ponsonby's request to boycott the fayre, especially Christians I believe, is an unfair request. I myself will be going to the fayre and also have a granddad and others who served in the war. I do not believe attending will somehow

After reading about Mary Ponsonby's request to boycott the fayre, especially Christians I believe, is an unfair request. I myself will be going to the fayre and also have a granddad and others who served in the war.I do not believe attending will somehow be disrespectful as they will still be remembered in a way that is personal to myself and my family and the one minutes silence is to be upheld during the event.Those whose religion is one of spirituality is now recognised as a religion in itself which Mary does not mention and therefore I feel she is disrespecting those that do believe by saying it should be boycotted. I am surprised that a Christian woman can exert such narrow mindedness especially at this time when we do remember others. For some, attending the fayre may be just the way they chose to remember there loved ones. I'm sure those who have departed from us would not only wish us to be respectful but continue with life to the full instead of sitting at home believing that brooding is the only way we can pay our respects.Personally I know those that have departed would think the fayre is great and if they were here would have joined me too! Trudie Stroud, aged 22 - Clevedon


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