55 thoughts on “Silent Sunday

    1. It was a beautiful evening and a moving day overall. Hope Scout Parade went well for your boys.

      1. Thank you Neesie – I loved the light in this shot too. No problem re spelling my name wrong, easily done when typing quickly!

    1. Thank you Jayne – it was taken from a trip to the Somme and Ieper a few years ago and I always think back to that trip on Remembrance Sunday and Armistice Day – it really brought home the scale of loss.

    1. Thank you Sarah – it was taken at Tyne Cot cemetery in Ieper – we were there for Armistice Day a few years ago.

    1. Thank you Cathy – it was very sobering and moving visiting the cemeteries around the Somme and Ieper.

  1. I was at The Bayeux War Cemetery a couple of weeks ago. Such sad memories are held at these cemeteries but I am eternally thankful to these brave, fallen men who lost their lives to enable me to lo
    ive in freedom.

    1. It is incredibly moving to visit the cemeteries isn’t it – really brings home the scale of it all.

    1. This was one of the bigger cemeteries and is only part of it – there are so many others plus all the names on the memorials at the Menin Gate and Thiepval of those who have no known grave. Seeing it all really brought home the scale of loss.

  2. So sad to see the sheer volume of graves isn’t it? our army is wonderful people just don’t realise how wonderful they are and what they do for us x

    1. It is very sobering – especially seeing just how many are unknown. It definitely gave me a lot more respect for those who gave their lives for their country.

  3. What a beautiful photo for this time of the year. I am only starting to learn about the British history but it does get me and made me think too. x

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