Category Archives: Graves and Memorials

Grave Markers from The Great War

World War One Grave Markers Watching a local news report on soldiers from a local village who lost their lives at Passchendaele which included scenes from inside the church I spotted several Grave Markers from the Great War. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Check, check and check again

I generally take photos of any unusual memorials we come across on our travels as they have more than once suggested a theme for an article or even a whole piece in itself. Seeing signs to the Amelia Earhart Memorial … Continue reading

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A-Z Blog Challenge N is for Nursing and Florence Nightingale

Nursing and caring go hand in hand and even back in the times of Florence Nightingale the need for cleanliness in the care of the sick was being acknowledged. When Florence Nightingale took her nurses to care for the wounded … Continue reading

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Remembering Florence Nightingale

This year marks the centenary of the death of Florence Nightingale. She died on August 13th 1910 aged 90 and is buried in the churchyard of St Margaret’s, East Wellow in Hampshire.This picture was taken late on an autumn evening. … Continue reading

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