Category Archives: Ploegsteert

Dusk at the Ploegsteert Memorial

At the end of a long day, not so long ago, Baldrick and I found ourselves back at Hyde Park Corner.

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Shadows & Light

Ploegsteert Memorial, December 2nd 2011.

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A Tour of Ploegsteert Wood Extra – Maple Leaf Cemetery

A mile and a half to the west of Ploegsteert Village lies the rarely visited Maple Leaf Cemetery. No, leave them Baldrick.  They’re not yours and we’ve got plenty when we get home.

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A Tour of Ploegsteert Wood Detour – Underhill Farm Cemetery & Red Lodge

This post is designed to be read as part of the ‘Tour of Ploegsteert Wood’, so if you are reading it as a stand-alone post I suggest you disregard all references to the ‘Tour’, as they will make no sense.  … Continue reading

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A Return to Prowse Point Military Cemetery

Looking north from the entrance to Prowse Point Military Cemetery towards Messines, or Mesen as it is now called (Messines Church is visible on the horizon towards the left of the photograph).

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A Tour of Ploegsteert Wood – Update

You may not believe it, but the updates to ‘A Tour of Ploegsteert Wood’ that I promised you a while back really have finally begun, and a new Part Nine has been added where we visit the British burials in Ploegsteert Village churchyard, … Continue reading

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After Ploegsteert Wood

This post, uploaded back in January 2011, has turned out to be a complete fabrication (apart from the Zillebeke bit, which did happen…check out the Zillebeke section on the Home Page for proof).  The Tour of Ploegsteert Wood was finally … Continue reading

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