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Blyblog -Sneaking about with Smuggler Ben

Who is Smuggler Ben?

“Well he certainly sounds rather mad…for goodness sake don’t start quarreling with him.” This is what Mother says of little ‘Smuggler’ Ben after he had threatened her children with a knife, and Alec had called him a coward as Ben had a knife, and Alec hadn’t, and so felt he was unable to fight him. 562 more words

RETROMG : Pattern for Smartness (1948)

En faisant des recherches sur les patrons des années 1930 et 1940 (je suis en train de compléter McCalls 6993), je suis tombée sur cette perle mettant en vedette la mignonne Betty et Johnny, l’ancêtre du douchebag condescendant. 191 more words


Paihia Wharf Launch Hire

Paihia Wharf Launch Hire

Photo above of the shed on the wharf at Paihia advertising the various boat rides available, most likely taken in the early > mid 1940’s. 42 more words


May 1944 (2)

9 May – per a request from MacArthur, Gen. Kenney went to Finschaven for a conference with the the 6th Army, 7th Fleet and Allied Air Forces to discuss Biak, New Guinea.   527 more words