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Sea of Poppies for Armistice Day in London

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  Throughout the Commonwealth Nations, millions of people are wearing a red poppy pinned to their lapel to pay respect to those who lost their lives in the First World War. Remembrance Day (also known as Armistice Day), is observed on November 11th and marks the anniversary of the formal end of World War I. This was one of the deadliest conflicts in history, with casualties of 9 million soldiers and 7 millions civilians. Read More

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Countryside for Londoners – Hampstead Heath

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I had the pleasure of visiting a friend in London who lives in an area called Hampstead Heath, and it was something I never expected. It's an ancient park covering 790 acres and is one of the highest points in London. It has playgrounds, running tracks, duck ponds, three public swimming ponds and impressive views of the city. Some say it is the countryside for Londoners, and it's just five miles from Trafalgar Square. They Read More