Always a mistake

This was a truly open ended prompt because it let me think of so many things to write. But then finally I settled on something I wanted to post ever since I came back from Brighton.

When we went to Brigton on 28th May 2016, it was in the middle of the Brighton Festival that was going on in full swing. So there were events going on everywhere. In the Royal Pavilion there were doing some installations and some hindi song was playing on in the background. We were wondering what it was all about. We know that the Royal Pavilion was turned into a military hospital for Indians during the First World War. But was it some kind of commemoration that is going on because of the completion of 100 years since the place was used as an hospital?

We saw a small section where people could write something for all those people who were treated there, who were part of the war, or who just wanted to leave a simple message to everyone else. Later I figured out that it was part of an event and I quote “An ambitious new project inspired by a remarkable story of the First World War, Nutkhut’s Dr Blighty remembers an unexpected episode in Brighton’s history when the Royal Pavilion Estate became a military hospital for wounded Indian soldiers” Here are some photographs I wanted to share from there.

Post for this week’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday prompt.

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “mb.” Find a word that has those two letters in it, in that order, and base your post on it. Have fun!


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  1. freyathewriter · June 11, 2016

    Thank you for sharing this. I live in Brighton and still never tire of the Pavilion. The exhibition inside that is dedicated to the military hospital is so very moving.

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    • KG · June 11, 2016

      Thank you Freya. I was not able to go inside because it was too crowded that day. Will be definitely visiting it again next time I am there.

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  2. LindaGHill · June 11, 2016

    Wow. Very moving. Thanks for sharing this, KG.

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    • KG · June 11, 2016

      Thank you, Linda 🙂 It was a very humbling experience


      • LindaGHill · June 11, 2016

        I had a similar one in Hiroshima. It’s hard to look at things the same after that.

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