Category Archives: Poperinge

Poperinge Part Eleven – Gwalia Cemetery

Before we begin a new tour, and we really shall be doing so soon, here’s an addition to our tour of the Great War sites in and around Poperinge.  We’re a couple of miles to the north east of the … Continue reading

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Poperinge Part Nine – Talbot House Part Three: The Garden

Talbot House, this time approached from the east.

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Poperinge Part Ten – Busseboom: The Chinese Memorial Site

A cold, clear, January afternoon on the outskirts of Poperinge.

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Poperinge Part Five – The Condemned Cell & Execution Courtyard

“I could not look on Death, which being known, Men led me to him, blindfold and alone.”  At the start of this tour of Poperinge, I said that we would return to the centre of town in due course, and … Continue reading

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Poperinge Part Eight – Talbot House Part Two: The Slessorium

For those of you not with us last post, this is Talbot House, in Poperinge.

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Poperinge Part Seven – Talbot House Part One

Talbot House, this the first of three posts on the most famous establishment in Poperinge.

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Poperinge Part Six – The Execution Memorial

I simply don’t know my own strength.

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