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... my eye caught by the "odd." For example, I can’t remember the last time I saw a statue with a severed head on it (pic 1). I was also noticing how disfigured the faces are of those who are whipping Jesus (pic 2). That’s not necessarily odd, it makes sense they carved them that way. They’re “bad” guys. It was just interesting because all the other carvings weren’t like that so it stood out.
... down by German machine guns.
The site of the crater was purchased back in the 1970’s by Richard Dunning, an English citizen who had decided it should be preserved for remembrance. There is a an active group of volunteers who have steadily improved the site over the years, adding a better road, parking, walking boards, etc. They raise funds, do the work, and hold a remembrance ceremony each July 1. We found about 20 people setting up for ...
... day. Well Friday, I got an announcement for Monday, and I forgot to get the signature. My teacher told me that I didn't need to complete the punishment because it was my first time. The other students that were punished had to recite a 32 line Fable by Jean de la Fontaine in front of the class on Monday. I got a sudden rush of bravery when she announced that. I decided to memorize the poem in one night.
When I got to class ...
... 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 ...