Tag Archives: Percy Francis

How Joan Of Arc Ensured My Existence #WW1 #family

In a display cabinet, a few feet from where I am sitting is a small porcelain statue of Joan of Arc. Whilst it is over one hundred years old, it is of no particular value, especially as the head has, … Continue reading

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Looking up, looking down #justthinking

I walk the jolly streets of South London a lot, taking Dog, or him me, on many a ramble. We end up in various parks, woods and other green spaces. Once such, Brockwell Park is a favourite. As I walked … Continue reading

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A short history of speed freakery

My cousin posted on Facebook the other day Well, I have been a bad girl… Here for a driver’s awareness course. Yawn!!! For those who aren’t familiar with the consequences of speeding in the UK you would usually be given … Continue reading

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The Archaeologist Writes – St. Joan works overtime

The Archaeologist is putting in a guest appearance today.   In a display cabinet, a few feet from where I am sitting is a small porcelain statue of Joan of Arc. Whilst it is over one hundred years old, it is … Continue reading

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