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When France goes Brit-mad: Dinard Film Festival - Flux Magazine

The Dinard Festival of British Film may not be France’s most prestigious movie destination, but it’s a great place to watch some indie films and rub shoulders with up-and-coming British acting talent. 10 more words


Canada Trip, Moving to Wales, University and New Jobs

Where has the time gone? Since my last post I went home for the first time since moving to England for 3 lovely weeks to see family and friends, to eat deep fried pickles everyday and to catch a Jays game :) Unfortunately my one and only had to work, so it was a solo trip. 512 more words

Long Distance Love

Patriotic Cork Residents' Fight for Changing Street Names

As part of my commitment to covering local political events  going on around Cork city, this Thursday I attended a  meeting concerned with changing British names of Ireland streets and places into Irish ones. 610 more words


Vosper 73ft Type II MTBs 523-530 and 532-533

The prototype of the Vosper Type II MTB 523 runs trials in July 1945. Effectively dual-purpose MTB/MGBs, this class mounted the powerful 6pdr forward and a twin 20mm aft, with the torpedo armament reduced to two 18in tubes. 542 more words


Channel Battles II

During the last year of the war, Camper and Nicholson built a series of powerful and heavily armed combined MTB/MGBs. These were based on a 1942 order for the Turkish Navy but taken over by the Admiralty and used as MGBs and blockade runners. 2,548 more words


Coronation Street: July 22, 2016

What I watched: Coronation Street: July 22, 2016

How I watched: Streamed

Breakfast: Sourdough bagel

Synopsis: David and Max start to put Kylie’s funeral together, Sally’s party is a hit, Jenny is stood up by Johnny and Leanne tells Steve she is pregnant with his child but doesn’t want the street to know that the child is his. 81 more words