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Christmas 1956, Auckland New Zealand

We tied up outboard of HMS Consort in the city of Auckland on the evening of 23rd December 1956. Danny and I were off duty on Christmas Eve and Christmas day and headed ashore just before noon. Auckland was quiet … Continue reading

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Christmas Story 1952. The Apple Pie!

Christmas in 1952 Belfast was very different from what I had been used to in the past. The biggest difference was living in a house full of adults. Indeed, having almost reached school-leaving age I too considered myself an adult. … Continue reading

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Mother of all Storms

This is the worse storm in years and its not over yet. A few moments ago Linda had to climb out through a window as we couldn’t get either the front or back doors open from inside. Not sure how … Continue reading

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