Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Six Months Update

Those of you who have been paying attention will be aware of a slight altercation that occurred at the end of last year between me and the river that runs not so far from my front door.  You will also … Continue reading

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Not Flanders Fields…

You are witnessing a rare occurrence on this site.  The memorial you see perched atop the hill in this photograph has nothing whatsoever to do with the Great War…

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In Memorium

Interesting plaque I noticed whilst passing through the town of Clay Cross in North East Derbyshire this afternoon.

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Flemish Fields

Hello all, Baldrick here. Surely you’ve seen my picture taken in posts past. M and I have been visiting countless cemeteries throughout the South-West of Flanders in the last, oh say, 8 years, all the way down to the North … Continue reading

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And Still Men Die

Spare a thought, good people, for the two workers killed earlier today when a shell exploded on a construction site near Ieper (Ypres), and of their injured colleagues, one of whom is now in hospital fighting for his life. The … Continue reading

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Flanders Fields, January 2014

Flanders report, 24-27 January 2014:  Over the course of the weekend Baldrick and I visited 22 cemeteries…

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So What Are You Up To This Weekend?

Me, I shall be slipping and sliding around the soggy fields of Flanders.  By this time tomorrow evening it is reasonable to assume that Baldrick and I will have quaffed (more than) a beer or two whilst discussing our plans … Continue reading

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