Monthly Archives: August 2013

Melbourne


It started out about a year ago, when No. 2 daughter and husband announced that he had secured a position in another country. They have been looking at Brazil, Italy and others, but it finally turned out to be…Australia. It … Continue reading

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Baron Jean De Selys Longchamps DFC


I’ve sometimes been accused of only writing a rant. This is patently not true as those who have followed my scribblings for the last year will testify. I try not to rant all the time, but this world makes me … Continue reading

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West Street Writers – invitation to join


Originally posted on The Phraser:
Creative writing groups are strange and wonderful – key to their magic is their mix of minds and imaginings.  Keep the membership fresh and the stories never fade. West Street Writers is a group in…

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The work starts


Further to my last blog about the Westland Wessex, I have been asked to contribute regularly to the newsletter that is being developed to support the restoration project. This is an extremely worthwhile cause and I hoping that by publicising … Continue reading

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The Westland Wessex


The Westland Wessex was a military helicopter that was in service with predominantly the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the Royal Navy but was also operated by many other countries, latterly Uruguay, which operated ex-RAF aircraft until four years ago. … Continue reading

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Top Gear?


So Top Gear, what’s it all about? For the overseas readers, Top Gear (TG) is a British television programme ostensibly about cars, vehicles, transport and so on. A consumer programme it ain’t. There ARE some consumer driven pieces in it, … Continue reading

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