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Weekly Photo challenge: Monument

On the 14th of June 1645,  the New Model Army under the command of Cromwell, Ireton and Fairfax, ( some 14,000 strong) took on the Royalist army, under the command of Prince Rupert of the Rhine (7,000 men and horse) in the fields around the village of Naseby. 228 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge


I believe
That before grandeur there must be ruin;
My soul must stray
Along broken pavements,
And must reach the top of the tallest
Skyscrapers, 255 more words


Battlefields of Europe Tour - August 2014

Join John Hetherington from August 18-29, 2014, as he travels to the battlefields of France and Belgium.

Battlefields Europe Tour 2014


Mostly Battlefields - Kwazulu-Natal (Part 3)

The background

My earlier Post on “Paardeberg (Finding the Canadians)” covers our trip with Sheila (Sam) and John Denner to Kimberley and the Paardeberg Battlefield. The follow-on trip took us to Kwazulu-Natal where we visited a number of battlefield sites, some of which were described in the similarly captioned Posts, Parts 1 and 2. 1,951 more words


City of Jasmine

Dear Damascus,

I’ve been meaning to write to you for a while, but I don’t know what to say.
It’s been so long since I walked in your streets, 571 more words


Update - 2014 Long Tan Programmes

We realise that not everyone may desire the longer duration departure we had scheduled for the Anniversary of Long Tan in 2014, and at the same time we recognize that the five day programme may feel a bit short considering the distance one travels. 21 more words


The God of Winners

The God of Winners
by L. Stewart Marsden

“If God be on our side . . .”
the thought, the hope in every fight
in every war in every plight… 67 more words