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A Voyage around my Father. Part 7

As an aside from discovering my father’s service on Vancouver Island, I took the opportunity to visit Fort Rodd.  This fort was constructed in the late 19th century, but is unlike the contemporary forts that I have visited in the UK. 172 more words

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Jalan-jalan raya

Last weekend our family spent the whole of Saturday visiting our relatives and on Sunday, it was our turn to be the host.

Saturday, the start of the day did not go so well as the bus operator did not provide us with a bigger bas as we had requested. 413 more words

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A Voyage Round my Father - Part 6

After a quick visit to talk to the British Columbia Aviation Museum staff (see the previous post) I set off to search for the location of this photograph of three RAF types waiting for a lift back to base. 301 more words

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A Voyage Round my Father - Part 5

Having investigated my preferred option of public transport I decided to hire a car, which was a lot cheaper than I had envisaged.

I was now able to drive, within reason, wherever I wanted.  273 more words

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A Voyage Around my Father - Part 4

Day three of my trip to Victoria, British Columbia.  Armed with photographs taken in 1943, some personal and some small purchased souvenir pictures, I set off with my camera around the city’s landmarks. 190 more words

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Nostalgia Ramadhan 3

A long long time ago, during the 1970’s and 1980’s, it was a practice to send Hari Raya cards to friends and family members. I used to receive at least 5 cards each year and will saved money from my school pocket money so that I could purchased cards and send to others as well. 254 more words

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Nostalgia Ramadhan 2

When I was wayyyy younger …. the test from fasting was hunger and feeling sleepy. But I was fortunate that while my mother was alive, she did all the cooking and serving for us … she woked us up for sahur and its all ready on the floor (we used to sit on the kitchen floor to eat as a family then). 485 more words

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