Halloa! I fear this box may never provide a description that could ever truly satisify the definition of description.
In saying that, I'm 26, from Liverpool, with a passion for Liverpool FC, history, and Star Trek. Ahem.
I suppose I should note that I am so utterly staid that the colour beige has pursued legal action against me on a number of occasions. Damned legal obligations...
Oh, and this blog is quite probably PG-safe (I guess what constitutes PG is subjective, so probably) as I very rarely swear and don't post images of a fleshy nature.
Oh, oh, and I have a fascination (um, irrepressible obsession) with the two world wars, which is why they appear so prominently in my Tumblr. Macabre, perhaps, but it's principally centred on a desire to contribute, however insignificantly, to the "perpetuation" of those who suffered immeasurably in the wars.
© IWM (Q 53345) 25th Oct.,1914 Nurse adjusts blanket for wounded Indian prior to transport…
One of the first colour photos in Ireland, 1913 - Woman in traditional Gaelic dress
These images, which represent the first ever colour photographs taken in Ireland, were taken in 1913 by two French women, Marguerite Mespoulet and Madeleine Mignon-Alba, who used newly available autochrome colour plates. - More here
A barricade manned by an Australian Lewis Gun crew during the assault on Peronne and St. Quentin. When Germany lost control of these two towns, they effectively lost control of the Somme River battle area and pulled back to the Hindenburg Line, 2 Sept., 1918…
Australian troops amidst the devastation of war in Ypres after the Battle of Passchendaele (sometimes referred to as the Third Battle of Ypres), 1917
Emile Gos (1888-1969)
L’aveugle de la rue de la Seine, Paris 1911
"In August 1914 the Sherwood Foresters consisted of eight battalions. During the War the regiment expanded to 33 battalions, of whom 20 served overseas. Over 140,000 men from the counties of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire served in the regiment during the war. The contingent pictured are marching along the Amiens-St. Quentin Road from Foucancourt, 1917."