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Come On Down to Comon!

Last post we shared our little hidden gem of Yelapa in Mexico. Today, we’ll be talking about a great little hidden much closer to home: … 1,002 more words

Food

Montreal firefighters reminding residents to check smoke alarms

Montreal firefighters, including students and prevention officers, will be going door-to-door Saturday to remind residents to check their smoke detectors.

It’s an initiative launched every year, as we spring our clocks forward an hour. 260 more words

News

Montreal police not ruling out anything in suspicious Verdun death

Montreal police say they are not ruling out “any hypothesis” in connection with a suspicious death in the Verdun borough.

READ MORE: Verdun building issued evacuation order over unsafe living conditions… 118 more words

Canada

Douaumont Ossuary, Verdun

Douaumont Ossuary, Verdun 1960 by Peter Bock-Schroeder (1913-2001)

The ossuary is a memorial containing the remains of both French and German soldiers who died on the Verdun battlefield. 169 more words

Photography

notes about Reims & Verdun

Champagne-soaked Reims with a historic cathedral and cellars serving the sparkling brew, and nearby Verdun, site of horrific WWI battles, with a compelling, unforgettable memorial. 9 more words

France

1916 Verdun – Campaign of Attrition A BoardgamingLife review

by Paul Comben

Designer: Ray Weiss

Publisher: Conflict Simulations LLC

Some readers of this article may recall that I spent time last summer playing the old Conflict Games design, Verdun: Dagger at The Heart of France. 4,113 more words

Western Front

January 17, 1919. Henry Voigt to Montgomery Family. "The band as a whole was mustered in the Medical Corps and served as stretcher bearers."

Letterhead:

Jan 17, 1919

Dear Mrs. Montgomery and all the folks at home.

Mother said she received a letter from you and wish to thank you for same. 438 more words

War Letters