Author Archives: Magicfingers

Dedham War Memorial

Posted in Essex, U.K. Churches, Memorials & Cemeteries - Back in Blighty | 13 Comments

A Kansas Tale

Not so long ago a letter came into my possession which continues last Sunday’s Weekly Postcard story.  You might find it of interest.

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The Weekly Postcard No. 53

We have yet to see an American Great War postcard, and this one, showing members of 308 HQ Company at Camp Upton, near Yaphank on Long Island, New York State, in January 1918, is not only rather a good one, … Continue reading

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The Elverdinge Burial Grounds Part Two – Hospital Farm Cemetery

Well, it’s obviously that way, isn’t it? 

Posted in Elverdinge | 8 Comments

The Weekly Postcard No. 52

We are in the Dolomites this week, courtesy of three postcards that feature Alpine views, the first of which allows me to relate a little known tale of engineering genius. 

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The Weekly Postcard No. 51

Well, am I good to you, or what? 

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Things That Lurk In The Shadows No. 1

Or, to give it its full title, ‘Things that lurk in the shadows of the display cabinet that haven’t seen the light of day for a while’.  And no, this is not exactly a mystery item, as you can probably … Continue reading

Posted in Weaponry & Relics | 3 Comments