CWGC

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) was established over 100 years ago & certainly during my family history research project it has been an invaluable

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Remembrance & Liberation

The Netherlands commemorates the victims of the Second World War and celebrates its liberation on two separate but consecutive days. We remember the Dutch victims

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War Graves

Today’s 33 km cycle ride visits four Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries near Weert, Limburg. The first at Swartbroek contains 51 graves & is located

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Victoria Cross

Having discovered that there are a large number of Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries here in Limburg province, no doubt due to the extensive activity

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Cycling Again

It must be 50 years or so since my parents bought me my first ‘full sized’ pedal cycle. I certainly made the most of it,

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Change in the Weather

This pair of photographs was taken from our 5th floor apartment window, just about three months apart….freezing on 22nd January & over 20 degrees on

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Etten-Leur Carnival

Yesterday I was introduced to my very first Dutch Carnival, apparently held in towns throughout the Netherlands during Lent. I’ve never experienced anything quite like

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