In a field in England, in the East Riding of Yorkshire to be more precise, amid the grass and nettles there stands a lone curious 24 foot (7.3 metre) red brick obelisk. Constructed more than 200 years...
Ghosts of Doggerland - Beeston Hills, a kame field at Beeston Regis, Norfolk. There are records in drawings from the 18th century of more than just the one 'bump'. Kames are glacially deposited hills formed by deposits in hollows in glaciers dropping as they stop and start to retreat. ... See MoreSee Less
Some really quite incredible footage here of the Western Front between the wars. It was shot using Cine in colour, probably in the early to mid 1930s by Charles Bridgen, himself a veteran, who returned to the front to visit spots he would have known. This is intercut with a wedding sequence in Amien and a trip to Verdun. It’s rather haunting and Melancholy with a capital M. Well worth a watch. Thanks to Taff Gillingham for flagging this up, remarkable find that it is.
youtu.be/esA9SXyzAWkA short film made in 1928 by Charles W. Bridgen of his journey to revisit the battle sites in Northern France. Bridgen was L. Corporal in the 7th London Batt... ... See MoreSee Less