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Goodwill Toward Kids At Christmas!

I was dying for a bicycle.  What I really wanted was a Spitfire, dark blue!  That had to be the most beautiful bike in the world.  526 more words


Quotes of the day

Finn, sitting at the kitchen table coloring an airplane, “oxygen tanks for climbing up Mount Everest are about the only thing you can’t buy at Cracker Barrel”. 51 more words

Junkers JU 87 Stuka

The Stuka Dive Bomber

The Junkers 87 was known as the Stuka dive bomber. The Junkers 87 first saw action in the Blitzkrieg attack on Poland in September 1939. 594 more words


Not about polls and surveys anymore

I like to always have something to do.

One Sunday I was feeling bored, and I came across this tweet by Vaughn Davis (@vaughndavis).


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Nothing About NZ Polls And Surveys

I love Public Service Broadcasting, and so should you

I’ve been lucky enough, over the years, to go to a great many gigs. As a result, I’ve seen an awful lot of support bands. Some have been brilliant (Reel Big Fish, King Prawn) some have been awful (Vendetta Red, I’m looking at you) and plenty have been anonymous (too many to mention) I don’t think any have quite intrigued me as Public Service Broadcasting, supporting the Manics at the Shepherds Bush Empire. 264 more words

Surviving An Unscheduled Flight

On February 14, 1945,  Margaret Horton, an member of the Royal Air Force’s Women’s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF), was assigned a familiar job: sit on the horizontal stabilizer of a Spitfire to help hold the tail down while it taxied on a windy day. 248 more words

United Kingdom

Inspiral Carpets at Middlesbrough Empire on 11th December 2014

It never ceases to amaze me when, year after year, music commentators spout forth their ‘best of the year’ lists in late November or early December. 632 more words

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