Tag Archives: history

Trench Model looking for a loving home

A trench model, painstakingly constructed by the Bedford U3A Miniatures Group, is looking for a museum or similar establishment to offer it a loving new home. In November last year, I was lucky enough to be asked to go and … Continue reading

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Project with Kingsway Junior School

In November of last year, I was privileged to be asked to help Year 5 students at Kingsway Junior School begin a piece of project work on the First World War. I spent half a day with them on 10 … Continue reading

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Brockwell Park, London – a commemorative event

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This Monday just gone, 28th July, marked of course the one hundredth anniversary of the declaration of war by Austria-Hungary on Serbia, the first of that series of such declarations in late July and early August which led into WW1. … Continue reading

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Sharing pictures, sharing reflections

A key aim of the Remembrance Image Project is to encourage others to share their own pictures of WW1 sites, so that the work becomes not just my own images, but a dialogue in pictures between a variety of people … Continue reading

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Project update: finding new ways to reach out

When people ask about the work of the Remembrance Image Project, I normally tell them that primarily it aims to do three things: to photograph a selection of WW1 sites at or close to their 100th anniversary.  The aim is to … Continue reading

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Project update: outreach programme taking shape

First of all, a big thank you to everyone who has continued to encourage and engage with the project, and a very warm welcome to those that have just started to follow us either here on our website, on Twitter … Continue reading

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Project update, and preparations for a second field trip

I am pleased to report that the project is starting to take shape well, not least as I learn in more detail about the history of the First World War and can start to identify locations for taking photographs during the … Continue reading

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Reaching out

So, this website is up and running, and the project is starting to feel slightly more real and more exciting than when it was just an idea on a piece of paper.  But clearly this is only the very start, … Continue reading

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