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Centenary

It’s just 100 years since a 19-year-old lad from Halifax, Yorkshire, died from the gas that had wounded him on 5th September 1918. Read a little more about my great-uncle Leonard in a previous post here.

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A Tale of Two Jugs

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Originally posted on Random Treasure:
It’s been quiet on the blog front in recent weeks. Preoccupied with the summer holidays and a whole bunch of other highly pleasurable activities, I just haven’t had time or inclination to settle down to…

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8 ways Yorkshire has changed the world

Originally posted on Heritage Calling:
Our capital city, London, is the heart of the political system and where power, protest and progress converge to make change a reality in law. However, the great ideas and movements that have shaped our…

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4th Droitwich Mail Art exhibition: Review — Droitwich Mail Art

There is something about the mail art that puts it on the completely different level than any other art movement. The artists involved in the networking are, before all else, a curious people who are open to new experiences. They … Continue reading

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Summer in a glass…

A simple summery pud to finish off a birthday dinner for an old friend: summer fruits in a grown-up elderflower jelly. Fills 4-5 highball glasses. Put a bottle of prosecco or Blanquette de Limoux or any sparkling wine to chill … Continue reading

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In the garden

No fancy processing, just intentional camera movement and some basics in Lightroom. Fun to do but quite a high attrition rate! Here are a few serendipitous shots… and a colourful set to finish.

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Galactic…

Playing with phoneography…

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Another great mail art entry…

via Antonio Cares [Chile]

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En route

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The next instalment of our brief twinning trip to Voiron. These are a few pictures from around our stop near Nuits-St-Georges and then driving to Beaune and beyond down the Route des Grands Crus (sadly not sampling!).  This was at … Continue reading

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Nuits-Saint-Georges

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No, not the wine, sadly,  just the town! A few photos from a brief stopover en route to our twin town of Voiron recently.          

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