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About cliverh

Retired aerospace engineer, first with the Royal Air Force and then BAE Systems. Now enjoying a variety of activities and not getting bored. I was a Games Maker Volunteer at the London 2012 Olympics and a volunteer at the Rugby World Cup 2015 in England. I was also a volunteer at the 2019 Cricket World Cup in Southampton. I intend to blog about what interests me.

(Covid-19 secure) My take on the pandemic.


After the last quick go with using Word’s Blogpost feature, I thought I would return to the meat of the blog and that is my view on the world. Actually going back to Word, it is a lot easier this … Continue reading

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First Blog in this medium


I wanted to test this new system I’ve found in Word which enables you post a blog from Word. So this is my first attempt, hope it works.

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Summers a’coming in!


Well thought I’d better get something down before I catch Covid-19 or Coronavirus. I’m being serious; I’m nearly in the ’70 and over’ bracket and I have ‘underlying health issues’. But enough about my health, I’m staying in (9 weeks … Continue reading

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Spring is sprung…


Well after another hiatus of not writing since February, I thought I’d better get my thoughts down again.  Quite a bit has happened, so here’s the highlights; my birthday was 10th March and I move nearer to the life span … Continue reading

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Blimey has it been that long…


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Its about time…


I wrote another blog. Its been 6 months since the last one about my birthday so here goes. A lot has happened to me personally and to my family but I like to listen and observe and not necessarily tell … Continue reading

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Another Year, another pain….


Yes, it’s that time again when another birthday passes. I’m not going to insult anyone by directly saying what my age is or what year I was born, you’ll have to look at previous blogs for that. Suffice to say … Continue reading

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2018? Get your wish list in


So another year bites the dust, where did it go? The old cliche about time passing quickly has never been truer the older you get, but 2017 seemed to go quicker than most. In March we went to Australia for … Continue reading

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3 in a row


I didn’t think it could get any worse, but another friend has gone, this time with gall bladder cancer and it only took 5 weeks from diagnosis. We joined the RAF together 50 years ago in January. We were hoping … Continue reading

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The Harrier Force Remembers


The Harrier Force on Parade in London Continue reading

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