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HomeGuard Home Inventory

Meet Larry Hoover, proprietor of HomeGuard Home Inventory. Larry represents what I admire about sole proprietors of “small business”: an individual with an eclectic idea that people can benefit from. 153 more words

Business

The Skipper

Surprising Snippets 7: Known to his children, who were all devoted to him, as “The Skipper”, Vahd William Tobin was known always as Bill. According to his son Peter (who himself became very well-known in southern Africa as a broadcaster and actor), Bill “always seemed the biggest, strongest and most capable among the Frontiersmen and either the leader or innovator in just about everything.” 1,180 more words

Legion Of Frontiersmen

Walton's Home Guard - A Story from World War Two

Originally posted at: Watertonswalton

This is a photo of men from Walton’s Home Guard during those perilous years during World War II when Hitler’s armies stood poised to overrun and enslave the United Kingdom. 406 more words

Local Interest

ATS singers

A pair of close harmony singers kitted out in ATS uniforms (the Auxiliary Territorial Service was the women’s branch of the British Army during WWII). They were enthusiastically belting out the popular hits of the 1930s and 40s, including those of Vera Lynn and The Andrew Sisters. 36 more words

Photography

Home Guard 2

Another enthusiast (cosplayer!) from the 1940s/wartime-themed event held at Horsted Keynes station back in September; see my previous post for more details on that.

Photography

Home Guard

Another shot from the 1940s/wartime-themed event held at Horsted Keynes station back in September, see my previous post for more details on that. It’s a bit of an obvious/clichéd treatment given the subject matter, but I couldn’t resist :)

Photography

Dad's Army

Back in September, my folks came down to visit us in Brighton (for the first time in 10 years, I might add!!!). Bored senseless of taking our guests on trips to see the Royal Pavilion, the two piers and Devil’s Dyke, we decided to take them for a ride along the Bluebell Railway – a heritage steam railway that operates between Sheffield Park and East Grinstead in East Sussex. 135 more words

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