Monthly Archives: December 2015

A Happy New Year Thought

This is something to think about when making a New Year Resolution THIS WAS FOUND IN THE BILLFOLD OF COACH PAUL BEAR BRYANT OF THE UNIVERSITY of ALABAMA AFTER HE DIED IN 1982.) * *The Magic Bank Account *Imagine that … Continue reading

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A Theologians Review of “Chapter XXl Armageddon”

 I have for a long time wondered how my book would be seen by the religious community, now I know and I’m very pleased indeed.   BOOK REVIEW by Art Turnbull report of a reading by a Minister of the … Continue reading

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Today’s Blog???

Well I guess the Christmas rush to buy gifts are over for another year! Unfortunately no Lexus/Jaguar for me this year, the sale of my irresistible books didn’t quite go through the roof!! Just joking of course, we had a … Continue reading

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Arsenal on Top!!!!!!

What a great way to end the year!! Arsenal move into first place in the Premiership race. They defeated Bournemouth 2-0 today, but things might changed again tomorrow. Manchester City play Leicester City on Tuesday and if Leicester win they … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Snow

Well here I’m in Halifax, sitting at my lap top in my pajamas and sipping coffee. Life is good, just Linda and I here, no dogs, no kids and no one telling us to get up and dressed.  My shipmate … Continue reading

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A Hasty Blog then off to load the luggage

In a bit of a rush this morning, its Boxing Day and we are headed for Halifax. I think our two babies will be mad when they find out they are not coming this time. We have our friends Jack … Continue reading

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A Very Merry Christmas 2015

From my amazing family to yours. We all wish our families,friends and blog readers the Very Best Wishes of the Season. May your hearts be warm, your homes safe and your larders full. May God Bless you and keep you … Continue reading

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A Late Christmas Gift Idea.

 The Royal Navy & Me Now available as an E-Book, go to This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy in 1955 as a Boy Seaman 2nd class, the absolute lowest … Continue reading

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The Night Before Christmas – K Mart 1972 (My Final Christmas Story)

Well folks its finally Christmas Eve, I hope, if you didn’t enjoy the darker side of my Christmas stories, you were at least moved by their situations and sadness. Today, my life is good, I have a wonderful wife, a … Continue reading

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Christmas 1969, A Return to a Merry Christmas.

I consider only one good thing came from my six marriage to Irene and that was Caroline. My beautiful little daughter was born on the 14th January 1965 at the Grace Maternity Hospital in Halifax. She was and is still … Continue reading

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