Happy Liberation Day to everyone in the Channel Islands!

Seventy-four years ago today, the people of the Channel Islands were finally free again after five long years of German occupation. Each year, thousands of people gather to commemorate that historic day on the islands. Having been lucky enough to attend Liberation Day commemorations on Guernsey and Jersey for five years with my Dad, the 9th May is a day that is also close to my heart. The atmosphere in the islands on Liberation Day is something that I had never experienced before and I still can not put it into words - only to say that it is very special. Each year, the islands come alive for the Bank Holiday with a variety of events taking place. Official parades, military vehicles processi

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