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Into November.

Well we survived another HALLO’WEEN night with a minimal of destruction. It was quiet around Abram Village, just heard a few fireworks going off, but no ghosts or gobblins came to our door trick or treating! The only problem with … Continue reading

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Remember those who went down to the sea in ships

I just came across this interesting naval version of the poem “In Flanders Fields” it is certainly worth sharing as we near the special day of Remembrance. IN WATERS DEEP In ocean wastes no poppies blow, No crosses stand in … Continue reading

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Remembering Old Shipmates in 2014

  Thinking of all my old shipmates at this special time of year. I will tip a glass of Irish to you. Christmas Day. How many Christmas days did we spend away from families and loved ones  whilst in the … Continue reading

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My 1952 BSA 650 Twin Golden Flash

A very dear friend sent me this tiny black and white photo of my BSA motor bike and sidecar. It is a 1952 BSA 650 Twin Golden Flash with a one seater sidecar. I purchased the bike in late 1958 … Continue reading

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A New Form of Transport

On Saturday 27th August 2011 I might have attempted to return to my youth?? I bought a 1976 Lambretta scooter. When I was stationed at HMS Harrier in 1959 I often rode around the Welsh country side on a Lambretta. … Continue reading

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