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I am not an aviation expert and even less of a military aviation expert, far from it. But that is what makes the Spitfire so special. 387 more words


Stephen C reblogged this on In the footsteps of war and commented:

History of Sorts blog.. found this blog by following a link from DC Gilberts site and thought it was well worth a re-blog..great piece of Spitfire history, read it below800px-Spitfire_VII_Langley_USA

"The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir" by Jennifer Ryan AND Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"

This book reminded me of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Shaffer and Barrows, published in 2009. Each novel consists of a series of letters, diary entries and notices. 515 more words


These are more of my pictures of Sanderlings taken yesterday. These Sanderlings were enjoying a rest in the sun – this is the moment they realized the tide had dropped enough to go down the shingle to the sea for lunch.

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Battle of Britain Matchstick models

Picked these up on the cheap…..what really got me was the amount of time and effort that has gone into producing these models.

As you can see there is some damage… not sure how I will repair them as my eye sight is not that good at this time. 40 more words


The Battle of Britain (4)

The Battle of Britain was Nazi Germany’s first defeat. It was brought about by the famous “Few”.

In the picture above the pilots are running towards their Hurricanes, formidable fighters which claimed 60% of the Luftwaffe aircraft shot down. 268 more words


Manston no-deal Brexit lorry trial was clever smokescreen say reports

Those who mocked yesterday’s, what many called ‘a disorganised and farcical’ lorry congestion no-deal Brexit trial at the disused Manston Airfield in Kent, may have to eat humble pie if reports emerging this afternoon are to be believed. 150 more words

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