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Archibald Maidment RAF Regiment 1942-44 War Diary


Archibald Charles Maidment was born on the 29th August 1909. He married Kathleen Pagdin in September 1941 and lived in Balfour Road Brighton Sussex. 16,864 more words

A city of all your senses (Marrakech)

Melodious is its name,

Worthy of its fame,

Romantic and idyllic all the same,

Sparkling and bright in the myopic’s eye,

Perplexing to the ignorant mind, 24 more words


Embarrassment in an airport

Some embarrassing moments haunt you all of your life and make you groan whenever you remember them. Other moments are so embarrassing at the time that they are not easily forgotten; yet, their memory makes you giggle instead of groan. 540 more words

North Africa

10 days in Morocco

After a wonderful 10 days travelling around Morocco, I thought I would share some of the best bits.

Sometimes I think it is easy to put off a ‘travelling-type’ holiday when you feel like you don’t have a lot of time, however 10 days in Morocco allowed us to see numerous beautiful places and temporarily quench that wanderlust. 235 more words


Marrakech: the most mesmerising metropolis

You can find the link to my video of Marrakech here. 

Marrakech is made up of two main parts, the new town, and the old town which is known as the medina. 1,204 more words


5 Questions I Have Before Arriving in Tunisia

It’s hard to believe that it’s finally time to visit the country we began studying the first week of the fall semester. The anticipation has mounted over the past four months, as we’ve listened to lectures on the country’s history and business opportunities, and worked on projects examining different industries. 486 more words


Italy’s Last-Ditch Effort to Stabilize Libya

Italy this week became the first Western country to reopen its embassy in Libya since foreign diplomats evacuated in 2015, a move meant to bolster the faltering unity government and reclaim Italy’s position as a power broker in its former colony. 1,322 more words

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