Our K2 adventures have taken us to map 287 and the Vietnam War Memorial in Kings Park. I confess that we’ve been to this part of the park many, many times before, as neighbouring L2 has a most wonderful play ground, filled with prehistoric animals and a duck pond, but this was the first time that I realised there was a monument to the soldiers of the Vietnam War. I’d never noticed it before. A fine sculpture depicts two soldiers on patrol, but not in a gratuitous heroic mode. The memorial was only opened in 2002 and regardless of your attitudes to war it is just that the participants of this war are now being acknowledged.