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Mystery of the world’s largest bell continues to lure treasure hunters and Burma’s elite

Having lain underwater for 400 years, artefact may be out of sight, but it is not out of mind

Andrew Buncombe, Swan Pyae Win Naing… 796 more words

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Mystery of the world’s largest bell continues to lure treasure hunters and Burma’s elite

Having lain underwater for 400 years, artefact may be out of sight, but it is not out of mind

Andrew Buncombe, Swan Pyae Win Naing… 796 more words

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Add Your Piece of History... 9th June

  • On this day in 1934.  Donald Duck makes his debut in the cartoon ‘The Wise Little Hen’.  Donald’s act is to recite the poems Mary Had a Little Lamb and Little Boy Blue, but every time he tries, the mischievous orphans eat his specially made pie, leading Donald to fly into a squawking fit of anger. 
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History

460 Squadron in Brisbane

I was in Brisbane for a work trip for the last week or so of January. It didn’t stop raining all week.

I had a short chance to stop by the Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith Memorial that is on the road leading to Brisbane Airport. 246 more words

Commemoration

Shaky Qantas A380 leaves 7 hurt

Qantas’ Airbus A380 Charles Kingsford Smith, flying from London to Singapore, encountered severe turbulence over India on Friday, leaving seven passengers with “minor cuts and injuries”, according to… 23 more words

Airline

On the Gunbarrel at last

The road trains rolled through Meeka all night, not that they kept us awake. Thursday morning I went into the town to get a few items for Vicki’s birthday tomorrow. 904 more words

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