Karavansara

East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai


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One hundred years

Yesterday I saw this on the Facebook page of musician Richard Thompson.

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Very moving tribute on the anniversary of The Battle Of The Somme, enacted all over Britain.Participants dressed in WW1 uniforms, standing or sitting quietly. If spoken to, they hand you a card that says their, name, rank, and when they were killed. Photo is from King Cross Station today.

I shared it, because I too found the idea very moving, and it reminded me of a song.
But we’ll talk later of the song. Continue reading