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... the site are off limits due to unexploded ordnance, so grazing sheep are used to keep the grass down.
Guedecourt, Masnieres and Monchy-le-Preux for the Newfoundlander's caribou. The bronze caribou, all identical, always face the direction of the battle. Each in its own well maintained plot, two with adjacent fields, one in the middle of town.
A desperately needed haircut. The hairdresser didn't speak any english, so pantomime and pointing saved the day. Attended on the spot plus she resisted giving me a brush cut that other hairdressers have found necessary, so left with a smile.
Have a list of names and locations for Lyn's soldiers, so zig-zagging across the countryside to find them. Everywhere you go ...
... uni guys again as well as see some new places - after all I'd been home for over 4 weeks by this point!! Ironically the weather in England at 5 in the morning was much warmer (about 9˚C) than it was in France for the whole day (about 5˚C).
After driving for just over an hour on the wrong side of the road and singing to Anastacia, ...
... for a walk through Cambrai's historic 'La Porte de Paris' to their town square where we sat in the balmy evening and recalled our day and toasted all the boys who didn't make it home.
What an amazing emotion few days it must have been for you. So glad you were altogether to experience it.... I would have loved to be there with you as I am sure Sonia would have to but at least we can get some sense of it from your blog. Wendy
The more time ...
... John, as it seems we must get a long cable or put in a connector which unplugs. What we have now is totally unsatisfactory.
After the 5 locks on the L’Escaut canalised river we came back to Estrun and then turned right to stay on the L’Escaut where we came across Bouchain and there looked like shops there, so we stopped. We asked and yes there was a supermarket, Carrefour. We eventually found it ...