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With great artistry and touching simplicity – the Battle of the Somme

To commemorate the start of the Battle of the Somme today – 1st July

Joe Sacco’s Great War cartoon graphic tableau of the first day of the Battle of the Somme on display in Paris (I first posted this in August 2014) 147 more words

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Back down to earth in the garden

Love the greenhouse we inherited. It’s a bit broken and battered like it’s previous owner who loved starting things from seed, digging over his tiny potato bed and arguing with his wife about how much space could be spared for flowers. 128 more words

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More from Postman's Park

London Parks and Garden Squares Weekend. As well as poets in residence, I was one of them many of the open spaces there were other displays and events. 502 more words


Open Garden Squares Weekend 'Mixed Borders'

Count down …I last went to Postman’s Park about three weeks ago and sat for a while under the loggia.  The soft rain formed puddles and I watched reflections of the trees and sky creating a special magic, like peering into those ever changing patterns of a child’s kaleidoscope. 285 more words

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wearers of the flower will be not be forgotten by their lovers

forget-me-nots were used a as a symbol of remembrance of that nation’s war dead as well as the poppy in Newfoundland. 63 more words

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One lovely day restores one's spirits

An award winning blog  for a ‘blog that brightens our day’                          

and one’s faith in human nature.

Discovered these lovely people who clear the bits of rubbish from the beach on a regular basis. 76 more words

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