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Bressingham Steam and Gardens: The Museum

A trip to Bressingham Steam and Gardens in Norfolk was, unsurprisingly, my Dad’s idea but it actually turned out to be quite interesting. The grounds were so extensive that this first post will concentrate on the steam museum, and the second will focus on the gardens. 193 more words

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Funny Friday - army men, cupcakes and knitting

Today it will be one BBC drama series and a spotlight for a certain author that made me fall in love with cozy mysteries. Yes, I liked them before, but never that much! 438 more words


Tuesday 17th May 2016 - Dig for Victory!!

Both my allotment and the film I went to see are connected. Firstly I was down my allotment for just over an hour this morning planting out my… 246 more words

Will the real Captain Mainwaring please stand up

I have always loved a good comedy, Dad’s Army and ‘Allo ‘Allo included. No one, for even one moment, thought that the French Resistance was in anyway like the ‘adventures’ of Rene, yet many people seem to think that the bumblings of Captain Mainwaring and his men somehow epitomised the Home Guard during the Second World War. 1,719 more words


From sparrow hawks to hot chocolate...

HWIOO is feeling grotty – so much so in fact that he took himself downstairs very early this morning and was treated to the sight of our resident killer raptor trying to turn a small blue tit having its breakfast into breakfast. 313 more words

Birds And Animals

Definitely not a "Dads' Army"

Topic April/May 2016. In the previous Topic page we looked at the Frontiersmen leading up to WW1. We must now look more closely at what they did up to and including the early years of WW2. 2,722 more words

Legion Of Frontiersmen

Dad's Army

Cast: Toby Jones, Bill Nighy, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tom Courtney, Michael Gambon, Blake Harrison, Daniel Mays, Bill Paterson

Director: Oliver Parker

Writer: Hamish McColl

The transition from television to film is difficult to pull off, especially for a sitcom. 824 more words