Tag Archives: Memorial

Thinking About Lions

And there I was: thinking about the many lion shaped sculptures I have seen in the UK. I can safely say I have seen more of them than I have seen of the real thing back in South Africa!  I … Continue reading

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Requiem Eucharist

In Memory of Olive and David Walker.  By some quirk of fate I spotted a post about a Requiem Mass to be held at Tewkesbury Abbey on the 3rd of November. I had been wanting to attend a service at … Continue reading

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Merchant Navy Day

The 3rd of September is commemorated as Merchant Navy Day in the UK, and as such we commemorate the men and women of the Merchant Navy who lost their lives in the service of their country. Their contribution to the … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Cemeteries, a retrospective

This morning, while editing my Victoria Cross grave collection, I realised that I had not done a blog post on my visit to Portsmouth Highland Road and Milton Cemeteries, although I had done one on my flying visit to Kingston … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: The Albert Memorial in London

In 2013 I saw the Albert Memorial in Kensington Gardens in London, or rather I saw the scaffolding around the Albert Memorial.  It was not a pretty sight.  In June 2016 I had to cross Kensington Gardens en route to … Continue reading

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