Author Archives: Magicfingers

The Elverdinge Burial Grounds Part Four – Canada Farm British Cemetery

Now that we’re done with those pesky postcards, let’s return to Flanders, and Canada Farm British Cemetery, on a lovely, and very cold, January day. 

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Newlyn War Memorial

We’re flying around the country at the moment in these Back in Blighty posts, so here’s another Cornish war memorial for your pleasure. Nearby:

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The Final Weekly Postcard No. 60

And so we come to the last Weekly Postcard, which is a mega-bonanza of a postcard post, and brings the total number of cards I have shared with you since we began the Daily Postcard series seventeen weeks ago to … Continue reading

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Catsfield War Memorial

I’ve never had a problem with churchyards or cemeteries after dark, and a good job too, bearing in mind the rather late stop I made on this particular evening to snap a few shots of Catsfield war memorial.  And look, … Continue reading

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The Weekly Postcard No. 59

The penultimate Weekly Postcard features dreams of home and parting, which, as we all know, is such sweet sorrow.

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Lice, or La Main Coupée

Now, I don’t usually do this, in fact I don’t think I have ever done so before, but I am going to recommend a read for you.  Until last week, this little book had resided for decades, unread, in a … Continue reading

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Rye – St. Mary’s Church, War Memorial & the Ypres Tower

Still in East Sussex, from Rye Harbour we now find ourselves in Rye itself. The eight upper panels list the names of the Great War dead. The Second World war casualties are remembered around the base of the memorial,… …and … Continue reading

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