Flanders Fields

From The Ashes

A historical walk around Nieuwpoort

A historical walk around Nieuwpoort and a review of the book “From The Ashes” which describes the reconstruction of the Westhoek

Flanders Fields reconstruction after Armistice 1918

Armistice Day 1918: What Happened Next?

Armistice Day 1918 marked the end of the First World War. We tend to think “phew, that was that!” and believe that people could finally get “back to normal”. But to the Flemish returning to Flanders Fields, they were greeted by desolation and danger. It marked the start of a huge clear-up of the devastated landscape.

world war one

How did World War 1 start?

What led to 16 million people losing their lives? And what were the key battles in Flanders, Belgium?