Tag Archives: World War One

Echoes of War

My mind is still reeling from watching the commemorations to mark one hundred years since the end of The Great War. I don’t believe that it’s possible not to be moved by the pictures and stories that were paraded before … Continue reading

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19,240 Shrouds at Exeter

Earlier this evening, I travelled to the Northernhay Gardens in Exeter’s Rougemont Castle to see the 19,240 shrouded figurines depicting the men from the British Army who had died on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. I … Continue reading

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