Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Heligan – The Thunderbox Room

Welcome to ‘The Thunderbox Room’, one of the more unusual war memorials I have stumbled across (but fortunately not into) on my travels.

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A Few Days in Flanders, January 2017

So, Back in Blighty already.  I tell you, these trips to Flanders just fly by.

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Happy Christmas One & All

I delved into the collection to bring you this Christmas card from exactly one hundred years ago (censored, you will note), featuring a painting of a place we visited on our trip to the Somme earlier in the year, Delville … Continue reading

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A Tall Story

Those of you who’ve followed this site for a few years now might know that, although I’m not really a collector as such, I do have some battlefield relics I’ve picked up over the years on my travels, and I … Continue reading

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Science Museum, London – Wounded: Conflict, Casualties and Care Exhibition 2016

Tagged and blanketed. British and German wounded await evacuation.

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“In Flanders Fields the Poppies Grow…”

Do you remember (how could you forget?) the poppy display at the Tower of London back in 2014?  I have finally put the two that I own on display, so I thought I’d show you.  But there is another reason … Continue reading

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The Glorious Dead

A recent comment on a post I published back in January about young Valentine Joe Strudwick piqued my interest; all your comments are interesting, of course they are, but you’ll see why I mention this one in particular.

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