I am just back from an exhibition held in Milan about Great War newspapers and I’ve realized that I own about half of the items shown :-)… With my blog, you don’t even have to leave your seat to enjoy these newspapers! 111 more words
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By complete coincidence, Tom scheduled us to spend Halloween in New Orleans. Voodoo was brought to Louisiana by African slaves in the 1700s. These captives brought a knowledge of herbs and poisons, and the ritual of creating charms and spells to protect themselves. 778 more words
Throw barnacle-encrusted stone for your dog to fetch -- another beachcomber identifies it as hand grenade!
Another grenade found on the beach – absent barnacles
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A beach walker threw a stone for his dog to fetch – only to discover that it was a live wartime GRENADE.