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Tag Archives: 1958
Where Did You Learn To Drive
We often hear some one say “where did that idiot learn to drive”???Not an unusual question in this world of mass automotive transport. Well this idiot (the writer) learned to drive in Belfast in 1954. All that was required back … Continue reading
Posted in family, Rover Automobiles, vehicles Tagged 1954, 1958, 1964, Australia, automatic transmissions, Belfast, double decker buses, drivers, idiots, Isle of Wight, large buses, LHD, license, narrow roads, nerves, roundabouts, Singapore, small cars, tiny cars, UK 2 Comments
The Cod Wars-HMS Eastbourne.
I was a young sailor aboard HMS Eastbourne, in 1958 when we were sent to protect the British trawler fleet fishing off Iceland. The Icelandic Government had increased the territorial waters from 3 to 12 miles. The British Government refused … Continue reading
Posted in military, politics, veterans Tagged 1958, cod war, gun boat, HMS Eastbourne, Reyikavik museum, Thor, whaler Leave a comment