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Babylon's Song Nominated for Sir Julius Vogel Award!

Well, dearest readers, I have a grin on my face that won’t go away. I received an email this week from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Association of New Zealand (SFFANZ) informing me that “Babylon’s Song” has been nominated for the Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Novella. 395 more words

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At 11:01 as at 10:59 on the 11th November 1918. Little had changed.

There were still 2 million British tommies propped up on sentry duty and dug into trenches all the way along the Western Front.

Peace perfect peace

As the Armistice was signed at the duly agreed time at the duly agreed date – 11 am on the 11th November 1918 – the war was over. 111 more words

Today in WWI: The Armistice at Brest-Litovsk

On the outskirts of the city of Brest (once called Brest-Litovsk), Belarus, between the river Bug and the river Mukhavets, stands an old fortress. Overlooking the nearby border with Poland, its red brick walls are pockmarked with countless bullet-holes and missing bricks, one by one loosened and lost over 2 centuries of existence. 838 more words


Shire Horses & Poppies

A watercolour completed in October 2016.


November 11th - WW1 ends - "I feel for you"

In 1918, #WW1 ended with the signing of the #armistice.  As suggested by a follower of Today I’m Singing, the title of #ChakaKhan s #1 from 1984 seems appropriate#singing;#feelgood… 496 more words

Feel Good