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19 April 1916

Extract from the war diary of John Moore, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Came out & it was called on Parade we had done well in the trenches & had had a rough time since coming out & as we was first of Kitcheners to come out here, & had proved ourselves best division we were going to be honoured by 10 dys special training for open filed work, we were all run down, this was to give us rest at night & drill in day time to get ready for final onslaught on Germans expected next month (May) expecting all being over by July hope it is correct, we shall be in the thick of it being now 1st line Regiment, to this training ground we have have 3 days marching, straight from Boars Head trenches did 8 miles on 20th, 11 miles on 21st Good Friday, & on Saturday 15 miles full pack.

13 April 1916

Extract from the diary of Lt William Batty, (Liverpool) Regiment

“Birthday dinner”. Among the parcels I received was one from my father from a Liverpool shop containing (in tons) a dinner of five courses for six people. 465 more words

GARY MOORE: UNDERRATED AND MISUNDERSTOOD

By Hans Ebert

Following him training a treble at Hawkesbury today, we thought we’d publish this piece on Gary Moore again for those who might have missed it the first time around. 1,467 more words

Horse Racing

Max Payne is Painful to the Max

In the history of this blog, I’ve called a lot of movies “shitty.” Some of them might not have really deserved that. Some of them were probably “bad” or perhaps “average.” But if they pissed me off, I went for the “shitty” rating because they wasted my time. 911 more words

Movies

Cult of Hockey: Darnell Nurse’s rookie season leaves the Oilers with tough questions

Ever since he was drafted, Darnell Nurse has been held up to one degree or other as the salvation of the Edmonton Oilers’ blue line. Here was the big, mean, skilled and mobile defenceman that Edmonton needed, the do-it-all player who ticked so many unchecked boxes on the Oilers’ blue line. 1,309 more words

Cult Of Hockey

Schwei’s Devils Notes: Kinkaid Shines, Danis Returns And More

By John Schweibacher
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After winning just twice in their previous 10 games, the New Jersey Devils came away with two wins in their three-game California road trip. 572 more words

Sports

Devils at it again with a win in Los Angeles!

Devils win in overtime 2 – 1 against the LA Kings!

Tyler Kennedy scored his eighth goal of the season to start off the scoring in the first period. 128 more words

New Jersey Devils