Friday, November 3, 2017

Travel Journal - 2

My second entry of my journal.
Villes-Bretonneux, the Somme Battlefield area of Normandy.
I remember it was a cool breezy morning, surrounding the area, poppies and yellow canola were flowering in the fields and the wind was the only noise I could hear.
No-one spoke, respectful silence.
Looking from the Anzac Tower.
 
 Linen tea towel, tea bag paper, hand stitching and polyester fabric.
We each wore the paper poppy.


7 comments:

  1. A sombre reflection on the day.

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  2. You make good use of your travel memories and the reflections they have given you.

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  3. Looking good. Creative and represents the emotion.

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  4. Unique and personal. This will be a real keepsake!

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  5. Your journal looks like it will become a beautiful record of your adventures.

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  6. wow what a beautiful journal full of lovely memories xx

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  7. A sombre day. I have discovered a few rellies that were lost in the wars and I feel very much for their families, especially on days when we all remember those dreadful wars. One family lost 3 sons and the 4th died of dysentry (?) even though he had been in the florence Nightingale hospital and survived to go home. h found his family had left sf followed them to Aust and went back to Wales as the life here was too hard for him with his illness.

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