Monthly Archives: April 2015

May Flowers

The people of Fromelles are so lovely.  Today a lady brought me some may flowers. Apparently it is tradition to give May Flowers to friends on 1st May. How lovely are these.   and I have been putting Mullumbimby on the … Continue reading

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Pheasant Wood

This afternoon I ventured into Pheasant Wood.  It is in this place that 250 Australian Soldiers were buried and lay unidentified until 2009. Then an Aussie school teacher decided to do some research and found the grave site.  After much … Continue reading

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Playing with clay today

Bonjour dear friends  Today thanks to the kindness of Jean Pierre I have some photos of me playing with clay.  Jean Pierre has been helping me with materials  More later my friends   Debby  

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Alert not alarmed :)

I was up early this morning and probably so was the rest of the village because I managed to set the alarm to the building off not once but twice – Oh dear. I think I have it sorted now. … Continue reading

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25 April 2015 ANZAC Day in France

It was an early start.  I was up at 1:30 am (in the morning) to go Villes Bretonneau for the ANZAC Dawn Service.  What an emotionally stunning service.  I only have the one picture because it was raining and there were … Continue reading

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Scouting Out New Friends in Fromelles

A big hello to the scouts from Bayview NSW http://bayviewseascouts.com/index.htm who were at the Pheasant Wood ANZAC ceremony and the students from Perth Australia who participated in the ceremony.   This hat belonged to the son of a man who … Continue reading

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Fromelles – ANZAC Services 2015

I spent an inspiring day going to three different services in Fromelles to commemorate ANZAC Day. First was at the “Don’t Forget Me Cobber” Statute at the Cobbers Memorial.  On 19 July 1916 so many of our soldiers died and were buried … Continue reading

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