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Keith Urban Canberra Weekend (December 2016)

In December 2016, in the middle of Keith Urban’s RipCORD World Tour – that, in Australia, also featured the incomparable Carrie Underwood – my good buddy… 185 more words

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The Silvertown Tragedy: Explosion on the Home Front | Heritage Calling

100 years ago today, on 19th January 1917 at 6.52pm, a catastrophic explosion at the Brunner Mond and Company’s high explosive TNT factory in Silvertown, East London killed 73 people and injured hu… 11 more words

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The Silvertown Tragedy: Explosion on the Home Front

100 years ago today, on 19th January 1917 at 6.52pm, a catastrophic explosion at the Brunner Mond and Company’s high explosive TNT factory in Silvertown, East London killed 73 people and injured hundreds. 821 more words

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Major Hugh Forster: The Banstead War Memorial Project

Today’s post is an epic piece of research which was undertaken by James Crouch as part of the Banstead War Memorial Project. As well as researching names on the Memorial, the project aims to commemorate the individuals who lost their lives in WW1 by ringing the church bells on the date they fell.  6,496 more words

Glass Plate Negatives

Remembering Devoran's William Head HMS Matabele sunk 17 January 1942

Remembering Chief Stoker William Alfred Head D/K52949 Royal Navy and the crew of HMS Matabele, lost on Arctic Convoy PQ-8 when HMS Matabele was sunk by U Boat U454, 17 January 1942. 686 more words

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Tynwald Hill - A Landscape of Memory

What is a landscape of memory? This term might be applied to many environs, but specifically in this context I’m interested in the sacralisation of an assembly place in the commemoration of national origins and identities. 948 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

unholy centuries

It’s Rush Limbaugh and Rob Zombie’s birthdays today, and the day that Saint Aelred of Rievaulx died.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Wandering through Woodside one fine day, I happened across this bit of memorial statuary at the corner of 65th place and Laurel Hill Blvd. 447 more words

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