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The Weekly Postcard No. 56

Oh, I do like a romantic poem.  And these two look suitably well-matched, wouldn’t you say?

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The Elverdinge Burial Grounds Part Three – Ferme-Olivier Cemetery

Ferme-Olivier Cemetery, the road to Elverdinge, three quarters of a mile to the east, on the left. 

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The Weekly Postcard No. 55

A day late this week, to allow you time to check out this week’s other posts.  The men in charge featured heavily on Great War postcards from all the warring nations. 

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Drumnadrochit – Glen Urquhart War Memorial

Nessie Land – 200 yds.  Not a sign I see very often where I live.             Seeing we’re in the immediate area, and seeing I did spend the rest of the day Loch Ness Monster hunting – why wouldn’t you? … Continue reading

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Newtonmore – Banchor Cemetery

Following the recent post in which I showed you the war memorial at Newtonmore,… …should you ever find yourself in the area, don’t miss this old burial ground, once the site of a 6th Century chapel, now long gone. This … Continue reading

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Newtonmore War Memorial

Now that’s pretty, isn’t it?

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The Weekly Postcard No. 54

Now, I’m not entirely sure why this bloke is seemingly adrift in a punt with his inamorata. 

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