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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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First Day of 2014

Before and after photos of the Warburton Road. Notice the stop sign barely above the snow line, but no accident worries the traffic is strictly via snow shoes. Well folks it is the first day of 2014, Happy New Year. … Continue reading

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Remembering My Old Shipmates

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

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Today’s Dreadnoughts

At the beginning of the first world war the Royal Navy considered her Dreadnought class battleships to be a great deterrent to war. In fact the dreadnoughts caused the first arms race as other Navies raced to build comparable ships. … Continue reading

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McDonalds Ugh!!!

We had to rise very early this morning,Linda had a hospital appointment at 8 am. To make life even more difficult it was minus 20% outside,even colder in the wind. We were about half way to town when the phone … Continue reading

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No one Woke Up!!!

I didn’t get any answers to my poser “what do ELVES learn at school”. Monday morning probably wasn’t a good time to ask people to think so hard!!! Anyway I expect you are all holding your breath waiting for the … Continue reading

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Are you Awake???

Well here we are, another Monday morning, its not everyone’s favourite day but I like it, I’m retired. Anyway just thought I’d check in with my readers and see if you are awake yet????Christmas shopping on the weekend can be … Continue reading

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