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Month: August 2016

Somme Centenary in August. Personal Pilgrimages.

Posted on 31st August 2016 by Julie and David Thomson in General News.

Somme Centenary in August. Personal Pilgrimages. Thank you for all your comments about last month’s newsletter. Many have asked if we have a photo of Neil at Delville Wood who we met on that misty dawn morning in July. We don’t have his photo or details as it did not seem appropriate to take a photo on such a personal pilgrimage for him.

August has continued to be busy here at no.fifty6 and we have been inspired by the ongoing personal pilgrimages our guests from the age of 4-84 make in this Somme centenary year.The weather has been very hot in the second half of August (36 degrees all last week) and the farmers have been busy harvesting. Now we have returned to a more manageable 26 degrees! So what has been happening this month?

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