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Is this Kiama's Captain Mainwaring?

When I first saw the bust of George Thornton staring down at passers-by on Kiama’s Manning Street, I imagined this had to be some local version of the… 516 more words

Aboriginal Protection Association

Move over music...

Summer holidays in my family were never straight forward. There were no Mark Warner packages complete with plush hotels and an all-you-can-eat buffets.

Instead we were adventurers. 316 more words

Home Guard in 1941

In World War II our local Home Guard were able to make use of the Old House as their HQ, We have a number of photos, all carrying the Burgess Brothers, photographer mark, which show members of the Home Guard outside the Old House. 132 more words


It's a New Year, which means the Alcohol abuse like any enthusiasm for Taken 3 ends here!

January brings the start of the new year, a clean slate, days and months full of hope and opportunity. “Who knows what the year will bring?” an optimist might declare, I’d answer the, it’s going to bring the same familiar shit! 490 more words


Don't panic!

Recovering from too many oil dumplings and bubbles during New Year’s Eve, I noticed a UK Telegraph header stating “made Dad’s Army look slick”.

Being a fan of the… 408 more words

Current Affairs

Film of the Week: Dad's Army

BBC2, Sat 27th December 5.55pm

A classic Christmas film. In fact, a classic Christmas series. Who at Christmas doesn’t do a bit of a binge on… 114 more words


Costa Coffee takes over Captain Mainwaring's bank branch

I don’t imagine that Dad’s Army’s Captain Mainwaring ever tasted a frappucino. (They came long after 1940.) But the Chalfont St Giles, Bucks pub that posed as Mainwaring’s bank in the Dad’s Army film is about to open as… 117 more words