Donald Maxwell in Palestine - at the end of 1918

from The Last Crusade, pages 59-60:

At Tul Keram the train decided it would not go any further that day. We took things quite philosophically, however, and found a tent in a rest camp hard by and made ourselves tolerably comfortable. A group of Tommies sitting by the railway line and full of railway optimisim were singing a music-hall ditty, something about "Watching the trains come in." They were led by a humorist, mimicking the conductor of an orchestra, in pukka low comedian style. He sang solo parts and raised his baton dramatically to bring in a chorus. And a right noisy chorus it was too. It went something like this: - …   more >>
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Donald Maxwell, The Last Crusade (London, 1920), p. 59-60. accessed: 13 June, 2024

location of experience: Palestine


Listening to

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Watching the trains come in

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1918
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Mon, 03 Mar 2014 16:35:46 +0000