Tag Archives: Remembrance Day

Restoring War memorials

Passing through a local village a couple of weeks ago I saw two workmen busy cleaning the war memorial ahead of Remembrance Day. When finished, the stone, which had become covered with moss and lichen and had blended into the … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day and the poppy

The art installation, Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, at the Tower of London featuring 888,426 individual ceramic poppies, each representing a life lost in the First World War, has made it easier to imagine that tremendous loss of … Continue reading

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