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Summer tour in France 2014 - a pause for thought.

In Normandy we passed a war cemetery in a quiet clump ot trees surrounded by corn fields. As we looked around we noticed some of the gravestones looked a little different, perhaps 10% scattered around, and a closer inspection shows why: 9 more words


Italy, France, Food for Thought...

Olivespastavino and The Man went on a road trip. From Petritoli to England – ‘twas fun indeed! We left town at 07.30 hours (note my log like tone) on Friday 3rd July and on the first day drove all the way to Dijon in France. 1,334 more words


This weeks pain.

What’s been getting to me this week is “back reading” the newspapers. It’s all been about the UK politicians together with the actions in America of some US minorities and the weakness of a few “city hall” officers. 528 more words


Bramley war graves: Join in community clear-up event

Bramley residents can help clear away overgrown village war graves at a community clean up event tomorrow afternoon (Wednesday). 81 more words


Marble church and Llandudno

It’s another grey drizzly summer day, so where better to go than North Wales! After sitting in traffic and arriving two and a half hours later than planned we were all a bit tetchy . 163 more words


And we all shall fall like leaves

Polish war graves, Newark-on-Trent cemetery.  This cemetery is five minutes walk from our house, and is a lovely, peaceful place with beautiful trees and lots of flowers.  77 more words

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A walk among the stone saints and angels: St Mary's Cemetery, Kensal Green

Next door to the well-known Kensal Green, one of London’s “Magnificent Seven” cemeteries, is another vast necropolis.  The two cemeteries are separated only by a tall brick wall, and although they are similar in age, and include many similar memorials, there are differences between the two cemeteries – some subtle, others less so.   1,573 more words