News from the Silent Picket

Poppies

As I write this, the borders remain closed and we await news of when they will reopen. As France is at last able to begin deconfinement, we offer our heartfelt thanks to everyone who continues to respect the travel restrictions, Read more…

Reconstruction

When we first came here local people told us how their grandparents, returning after the Great War, dug out and roofed the cellars of their old houses, all the time hoping to find some past treasure unbroken. The government wanted Read more…