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The Lego Building

After months of persistent pleading, nagging and fighting with my friends to get some “fresh” air and visit a historical place in Delhi, I finally had the good chance to explore India Gate . 505 more words

India Gate

Remembering the Heroes at the Kohima War Cemetery

I walked past the busy streets near the Midland Colony on NH-39 to confront the gates of the Kohima War Cemetery. There was an eerie silence in the air, a gentle whisper of the winds into my ears, as if they spoke something of this place, about the heroes who chose to fight against all odds- and became eternal. 738 more words


War Memorial

The memorial stone is now in situ in the centre of the village at the lantern fountain and looking very smart.

If you’re passing this weekend take a peek…


France ~ Normandy Beaches revisited

Wednesday, July 22 ~ Normandy Beaches, Northern France

We have experienced unrest a couple of times on our travels including protests in Thailand and a rally in Ireland. 266 more words


My Latest Greeting Card, Honoring Dad

A heart-felt thanks to those of you who have honored my dad with your personal messages. I still have two weeks before meeting him at the airport with a mailbag to present him, filled with notes from my friends honoring him for his Korean War service. 126 more words

I can't tell history

History is a story with murky beginning, with no end in sight. That much everyone knows. But as I’ve learnt, by digging in dusty papers, is that history is a story you don’t tell- you interpret it. 348 more words


Hall of Memory

Australian War Memorial, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

This is a place I return to every time I visit Canberra. It is very well done.  Today is the start of a mini series on memorial. 44 more words