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The Scars of War—Remembrance Day 11th November 2016

Not all scars are inflicted on the battle fields, many on the home front carry scars too. My own scars are deep, painful and invisible, but also very real. In the summer of 1941 after the Belfast Blitz, I returned … Continue reading

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Tattoo’s A Wiser Decision of my Youth

In 1956 I joined HMS Cockade stationed in the Far East, I was just seventeen years old and a very new sailor. It was a natural progression in the Navy to torment and tease the new young sailors. My career … Continue reading

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