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Find Rest O My Soul...

Summer is quickly running its course; the garden changes every week, with Field Poppies, Hydrangeas and Helianthus bursting into bloom helped by a weekend of rain! 92 more words

A world remembers.

With the centenary of WW1 upon us, I’m reminded of a trip I made a couple of years ago.

We took a few days off and drove from France into Belgium.  523 more words

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98 Years Ago Today

The Battle of The Somme began, 1st July 1916.

It continued until the 18th November 1916, before petering out into a bloody, muddy stalemate.

In those few short months, over one million men, from both sides in the conflict, were killed, wounded or missing presumed dead.

Lest we forget.

On this day in history...

One hundred years ago today, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated. For all intents and purposes the First World War, or the Great War, had begun. Though of course at the time many hoped it might still be avoided. 398 more words

Trinity Temple - Scotland's Oldest University?

Teampull na Trionad (Holy Trinity Church) near Carinish on North Uist may be the site of Scotland’s oldest university.

Standing on a gentle hillside, it offers views of the surrounding wetlands, out to the wild Atlantic. 401 more words

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Hills Cemetery and Horsham's war graves

Hills Cemetery was opened in 1900 to relieve the Denne Road cemetery which was reaching capacity. It was further enlarged in 1923 and again in 1956. 439 more words

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Hills Cemetery and Horsham's war graves

Hills Cemetery was opened in 1900 to relieve the Denne Road cemetery which was reaching capacity. It was further enlarged in 1923 and again in 1956. 439 more words

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