I often wonder if fashions which are sold
in markets are last seasons cast offs.
Perhaps not a bona fide
Farmers Market however…
…these Arras (France) market images…
…are nearly the only market images…
Any other images…
…are of markets…
…where locals are trying…
…to capture the tourist dollar.
The Arras Market was operating…
…primarily for locals…
..to purchase the necessities of life.
The Upper part of a shoe is tht part which surrounds the sides and ttop of one’s foot
At the Battle of Bullecourt allied armies
had to attack the German army which
was situated on the higher (upper) ground.
There was little or no way for allied soldiers to
gain any protection from German bullets
on these open fields.
It is appropriate to feature
Flanders Field poppies.
It wasn’t until my visit to the Western Front in 2017
that I realised how prolific these poppies are.
Like wildflowers turning fields of battle, red.
the Somme Battlefields
When this elephant wandered past us our guide said,
There goes the whole of Africa.
Knowing our guide he would have
had a twinkle in his eye, as we did,
not knowing whether he had
said Hole or Whole
However there was no discussion about spelling
we when arrived at Lochnagar Crater, some
21 Km from Villers Bretonneux.
A hole in the ground it was.
Created by detonating 27 tons of explosive
under the German army’s frontline.
The explosion created a crater
330 feet (100.5 metres) across
and 70 ft (21 metres) deep.
For comparison a Jumbo jet
measures 63 metres in length
with a wing span of 60 metres
and a height of 19.4 metres (63 ft 6 in)
meaning it would easily fit in the crater.
Nearly 5 years ago this article
appeared in the Geelong Advertiser.
Maternal Grandmother who was also a Breguet.
Justin’s remains are now buried in the
Fromelles Military Cemetery
along with my other soldiers who
were also buried in the
Fromelles Mass Graves
at Pheasant Wood.
These numbers tells us the memorial
was dedicated to L’ABBE Halluin and
that the monument was erection was funded
by public donations and probably
unveiled on July 19, 1896.
One of Geelong’s inner streets.
A European bus line which is allowed to travel
at 100 kmh, the company telephone number
and the bus’ registration number..
A teenager’s birthday.