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Beirut Barracks Bombing – October 23, 1983

This morning I headed to the US Embassy for my first visit since arriving in Lebanon more than two years ago. Passport renewal time.

I had a 9am appointment, but arrived plenty early. 480 more words


Unicorn Ponies, Year Three, Powder

Powder came to me in a bit of a squished state, unable to stand. Luckily plastic is flexible and her legs does straighten out in time, if you help them a little. 40 more words


Sad Lovers & Giants

England’s Sad Lovers & Giants are one of those bands who should have received more recognition during the early ‘80s post-punk era. They had a great atmospheric sound that was prevalent during that time period but were overshadowed by bands such as The Cure, who they were often compared. 216 more words

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Lacing Cards

Celebrate your favourite year or age with these hand sewn number cards.

Inspired by the lacing cards given to young children to develop good for eye hand coordination and motor skills. 9 more words


October 20 in San Antonio history...

World War I – 1914
The Belgian Army, supported by the Allies, has so far prevented the German Army from advancing along the coast and is holding along the River Yser. 53 more words


David Christie - Rally Down To Sally's (1983)

David Christie – Rally Down To Sally’s (7″ vinyl, 1983)

After the success of his hit single “Saddle Up” in 1982, David followed this with the release of “Rally Down To Sally’s” in 1983 – a great soul/funk dance track! 98 more words

David Christie

Mail Order, Year Two, Blue Baby Ember

My Blue Baby Ember has some damage to her one eye. I am planning on letting my boyfriend fix her up at some point, with his sure hand. 82 more words