Tag Archives: WW1

In the centre of Amiens

This dramatic war memorial is in the centre of one of my favourite French cities – Amiens – which I am lucky enough to visit quite frequently when leading First World War battlefield tours.  I find the imposing scale of … Continue reading

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A long break

Well, it’s been around three weeks since I last posted up a photo – sorry about that!  I’ve had a busy few weeks toing and froing from the WW1 battlefields of France and Belgium with tour groups, beginning with a … Continue reading

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Garden walk

In the course of my work on the First World War, I am starting to learn a fair amount about Rudyard Kipling who not only lost his son in the conflict, but also helped the Imperial War Graves Commission (as … Continue reading

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A memorial in Amiens

As part of my First World War photography project, I visited Amiens last year – a city which, in 1918 at least, found itself just a short distance behind the front lines of the fighting.  The memorial in today’s image … Continue reading

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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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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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One hundred years on

As my regular readers will know, I am working on a photography project as part of the WW1 centenary commemorations.  The aim  is to photograph sites associated with the conflict at around the time of their centenary, and then to … Continue reading

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