European Elections

Feeling very ‘European’ today. Having registered with my local municipality back in March, I am entitled to vote in the Dutch elections to the European

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Cycling in NL

Cycling in the Netherlands is great! Very flat terrain, dedicated cycleways in most places & the general precept that in motor vehicle/cycle collisions, the motorist

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Foreign Fields

Cycling around the country lanes of Limburg province I’m reminded of the 1914 poem by Rupert Brooke…..“If I should die, think only this of me:that

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51st Highland Division

A few years ago I researched the Queens Own Cameron Highlanders, specifically the 5th Battalion, which, in WW2 participated in the D-day landings and later

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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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