William Wallace Monument, Stirling, Scotland - Sir William Wallace was a Scottish knight who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence. Along with Andrew Moray, Wallace defeated an English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in September 1297 and was the subject of literary works by Sir Walter Scott, Jane Porter, and of the Academy Award-winning film Braveheart (1995).
This is a picture of the Pacific Ocean. In Life of Pi, this environment becomes more than one thing. Both that of something bad and of something good. It provides something for Pi to battle, but also to appreciate. After all, the Pacific is indeed powerful, but beautiful.
Children evacuate London by train during the Battle of Britain; this pinner's comment: my gran and granddad took in some children from London during the war; the kids had impetigo and granddad treated it with boric acid crystals dissolved in water
AIR RAID WARDENS 1940: Members of a team of Air Raid Wardens in a London suburb who have been tackling and extinguishing Luftwaffe incendiary bombs. The men are holding stirrup pumps, used to douse fires with water from a bucket. Picture part of PA Second World War Collection : The Blitz