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The Angels of Life and Death - Eric Brown (2010)

Ten stories from Eric Brown, of varying quality, set in various parts of the world or universe.
There are recurring themes of Death (or perhaps mortality) and identity. 917 more words


Yeomanry and other news...

It’s been a couple of months since I last turned my brush to the Warwickshire Yeomanry. But now I’ve come back to them again and this week I’ve turned my attention to the first couple of horses. 183 more words


The Good Girl - ****

The Good Girl by Fiona Neill is a thought-provoking read which challenges the reader about their moral stances.

The story centres around the Field family who have recently relocated from London to Norfolk. 236 more words

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The future of warfare is coming, and it's bringing lasers

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

This week, both the British Ministry of Defense and the US Navy have made strides towards directed energy weapons that could change the face of warfare as we know it. 421 more words


Jutland and Its Sequel Part I

Montague Dawson paints the German High Seas Fleet, under command of Admiral Reinhard Scheer, perform a daring and untested full speed turn in unison to escape the range of the British Grand Fleet under command of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe on the horizon. 2,700 more words


Jutland and Its Sequel Part II

A full account of the Battle of Jutland narrated by Admiral Jellicoe’s grandson as part of the Jutland Centenary Commemorations. The 24 minute animation gives the viewer an overview of the major “chapters” of the battle – the opening battle cruiser action, the Grand Fleet deployment, the Turn Away and the Night Destroyer actions. 1,582 more words


Queen of the Sky

The Vulcan Bomber is possibly one of the most iconic British war planes of all time, is a jet-powered tailless delta wing strategic bomber, which was operated by the Royal Air Force between 1956 and 1984. 281 more words