Tag Archives: war

Lamps

As my blog is titled “Lamp for the Journey”, I thought it was high time we actually saw some lamps.  So here we go.  Today’s picture is of one of the splendid lamp fittings on Freemasons’ Hall near Covent Garden … Continue reading

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Old airfields

A few years ago, I was working on a project to photograph Battle of Britain airfields as they look today.  This involved a fair amount of research into where 1940s airfields were located, and then a lot of travelling around … Continue reading

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A trip to France

I am just back from a few days away photographing a series of WW1 commemorative events organised by the Western Front Association (WFA).  The trip began in Wiltshire, and broadly followed the route of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) in … Continue reading

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What catches your eye?

It’s often fascinating to look back at old photos and just to notice what caught your eye.  Today’s photo offering is another one from my Hertford collection, taken several years ago, and it shows the rather beautiful war memorial in … Continue reading

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New Year 2014

New Year is not generally a festival to set my pulse racing.  I’ve never been one for big new year’s eve parties.  I’m not a grumpy misanthrope (at least I don’t think I am), but I don’t always feel particularly … Continue reading

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Toothache

It was the toothache that really struck me. Not my own, you understand – I am not about to turn this into a blog about my ills and ailments.  This toothache was about 100 years old. Allow me to explain. … Continue reading

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Mr Hart – the teacher whose advice stayed with me

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I have recently returned from a trip to the battlefields of the First World War in France and Belgium.  We stayed in Ypres, Arras and Albert, and saw some of the sites of the most brutal fighting of the war … Continue reading

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