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D-Day anniversary's significance for Esmee

WE’VE done a series of articles on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, one of the most remarkable Allied wartime operations.

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a dream

I had a dream last night where I saw myself as a little girl. I was about nine years old, all thick-waisted and shy, just as I was then, with that long, wild hair I had, and sun-lit, summer skin. 547 more words

Personal Writing

22-Looking Back

I ran across a couple letters from past me to future me (present me today) as my family and I were shredding documents. I read them and think to myself, “these were written 2 years ago, but 2 years ago still feels like yesterday”. 747 more words

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When I Look Back At That Girl

When I look back at that girl, I smile at how cute, happy, and carefree she was. She was open to newness, excited for the possibilities, and confident that she was experiencing something she deserved. 281 more words

Collective World

700 blog posts later!

Hello!

When looking for inspiration for my blog this month, I noticed that I’m really close to having published 700 blog posts – this one makes 699 and Saturday’s post will be my 700th blog post! 482 more words

2019

Pet rabbits, weddings, births and holidays - your 1969 Moon landing memories

ON Saturday there will be celebrations held around the world marking 50 years since man landed on the Moon.

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When bodies were brought to shore after huge explosion

FURTHER to our recent piece on the life of Isambard Kingdom Brunel, an English mechanical and civil engineer, reader Bill Macey has offered some insight into the explosion on Brunel’s ship, The Great Eastern, in 1859. 8 more words

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