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A Literary Legacy

Our itinerary allowed 2 full days in Dublin so we knew that we would need to choose wisely and plan our days if we were to see the things that were of interest to us. 411 more words

A Soldier's Wife



4th February 1903

Dear Mama,

Forgive me for not writing to you before this. Since we arrived in India, I could not find the words to tell you about the terrible thing that has happened to me. 675 more words

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Cocaine comedy.

Spiegel’s description of an amazing 1916 Sherlock Holmes parody starring Douglas Fairbanks and possibly cowritten by Anita Loos.

When a villain growls at the diminutive heroine, “Girl, You Are In My Power,” she… 19 more words

Unbarbed wire

I find this picture rather interesting: it was taken during the first weeks of the war and shows, according to the caption (as far as I can remember) a trap for the (German) enemy done with wire. 41 more words


The War Memorial of Beaufort

Even if I’ve spent a good part of my summer vacation time in the French Alps, i.e. rather far (too far) from WW1 front line, it was always possible to find evidences of the conflict in local French villages. 76 more words


The crosses of the Hartmannswillerkopf

Hartmannswillerkopf, also known as the Vieil Armand, is located 24 kilometres north of Mulhouse. This mountain was a strategic area bitterly fought for during the Great War. 208 more words


A Pictorial History of the Movies: 1916 – Intolerance

It was hard, having to post back-to-back D.W. Griffith films that are very similar in terms of what I’d talk about, but I had no choice. 638 more words