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Four Arnhem Heroes 24 Jul 2013 | 04:57 pm
In 1984, I had the great pleasure of acting as a tour guide for a coach party of Arnhem Veterans returning to the battlefield for the 40th Anniversary of Operation Market Garden. I had never been ther...
Maya Temple in Belize 4 Jul 2013 | 07:12 pm
A rare day off, during a lengthy assigment in Belize in the 1990s, provided an opportunity to take a canoe ride down a Belizean river that culminated in a visit to Maya Pyramids. I was greatly impress...
Abandoned Suitcases 3 Jul 2013 | 06:59 am
This is so sad. If the personal possessions of the long since dead patient are still in the suitcases, it is even sadder!
Weighing Machine Photography 26 Jun 2013 | 05:10 pm
In the 1950s, I can remember seeing weighing machines on railway platforms. Often, a photograph was taken of the person being weighed and printed on a card that also recorded the weight. How I wish I ...
On War Service 26 Jun 2013 | 05:04 pm
During the Second World War, probably every family had someone serving in uniform or on War Service. Thousands of families would have taken a souvenir photograph like this one showing family members i...
Vegetable Animals 25 Jun 2013 | 05:10 pm
Vegetable Animals, a set on Flickr. Of all the images on this blog, none have been viewed more times than these vegetable animals. I can't help wondering why!
Perennial Wallflower 27 May 2013 | 06:38 pm
My favourite flower for sentimental reasons is Erysmumum 'Bowles Mauve'. This perennial wallflower was a particular favourite of my Mother. I am also a big fan of Lupins but can never seem to grow the...
Horse Plaque 21 May 2013 | 03:21 pm
DSC_0001 (2) Originally uploaded by The Graveyard Detective Peto Gardens in Somerset
Paddling 21 May 2013 | 03:21 pm
Paddling Originally uploaded by The Graveyard Detective Beside the sea, somewhere in Britain. Printed from an Edwardian glass plate negative in my collection
Two Hours in Stydd 19 May 2013 | 08:44 pm
A gentle walk around the Manor of Stydd reveals much to photograph. It lies close to Ribchester in Lancashire. It has what has been described as a unique set of Almshouses, dating from 1728. The steps...