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AFOQT Results & Meeting the Lieutenant

Normally, there is a quick turnaround for AFOQT assessment. I didn’t mention in my last post that the exam is done on a scantron card and needs to be manually graded so you don’t get an instant result. 886 more words

Air Force

Satellite 4 the 65th British Science Fiction Convention in Glasgow

I’m almost tempted to use the ‘Better late than never’ excuse for this event mention, but even that barely applies, or excuses, my failure to the notice the arrival of a Glasgow Eastercon. 193 more words


More bricks

After noticing a batch of various brick at Mount Vernon Stadium (or the place that used to be Mount Vernon Stadium) I noticed a few of the bricks I had lying around the garage had different brickmarks (names cast into their faces) than those found at the stadium site. 319 more words


Number 29 - Helped promote peace

Anzac Day, the Remembrance Day in Australia and New Zealand, is next week. As in the UK, it is popular to wear a red poppy as a sign of respect to the soldiers who died in wars. 200 more words

The nurse, the nun and the soldiers

I had bought some years ago several negatives on glass plates on eBay; these ones were in bad state and borrowed to my neighbour, who’s a photographer. 74 more words


Wye Oak

Wye Oak – a duo from Baltimore, MD

Andy Stack plays the drums using his feet and right hand while using the left to play the baseline on keyboard. 318 more words