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The Letter of Condolence.

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— July 200-

Dear Roy, Janet, Archie, Heather and Innes,

I am so sad and sorry to hear of Richard’s death.   Thank-you for letting me know; I very much appreciate your consideration at this dreadfully difficult time. 754 more words

Road Trip 2014 Adventures: Chicago

Chicago was technically a replica of New York City. Some sections of downtown Chicago reminded me of Midtown and even the Lower East Side. After all, it’s the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles. 56 more words


Happy 100th Birthday, Panama Canal

In addition to remembering things connected with the American Civil War 150 years ago, or the Great War 100 years ago, there is also the Panama Canal to recall. 54 more words


Leaving Cheltenham..and all that was dear

For a comprehensive list of Cheltonians who died in the First World War and more information about the town during the war, take a look at this… 20 more words


A Death on the Job

Dying in church during Sunday service? What are the odds? If this happens, surely that is bad news: a sign of a really bad character who has done something terribly wrong in the eyes of the Almighty or perhaps simply really bad luck. 331 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Blackadder really has gone forth

One hundred years ago to this day, if you were a French or German male below middle age, you secured an immense chance of traumatic, bloody death. 1,370 more words


Stunning art installation by Ryoji Ikeda that was next to the Parliament building last week as part of the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War. 68 more words