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Out of the mouths of Children

Has this ever happened to you????? The mind of a child My wife hosted a dinner party for all our friends, some of whom we hadn’t seen for ages and everyone was encouraged to bring their children along as well. … Continue reading

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A Rum Story

If you’d been at least twenty years old and a member of the Royal Navy prior to 31st July 1970 then it would have indeed been a black day! That was the day the last daily tot of rum was … Continue reading

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Recruiting —– Join the Navy and see the World

The Royal Navy was the largest Navy in the world at the beginning of the First World War. See the old photo of the 1916 Grand Fleet assembled for the Kings review at Spithead. The King would sail up and … Continue reading

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