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Three is company

After four full days of boat preparations and food shopping, we are now ready to set sail. We’ve nicknamed the boat Helia 99 as she is the 99th one ever made to cross the Atlantic – stick a fancy accent on the e and it might actually look good in a 2017 baby name book. 224 more words



I think queues were invented in the UK. We queued for everything and even though I was only about four-and-a-half  years old, I remember queuing with my mother. 790 more words


There's a Blitz coming...

Calling all soldiers, airmen and the strong women behind them. Your town needs you.

I am so super excited to be attending my first ever… 272 more words


Rage And Rations

Dear Human,

As you know, it can at times be difficult to get a decent meal around here and between the dieting and the forced exercise I often find myself at my wit’s end. 188 more words


7 March 1915

Extract from the diary of Lt Charles Brockbank, 1st Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Sunday. “C” Coy go on a fatigue today, leaving 6.30 A.M. so we had to get up at 5.30 in order to be ready, too early to be appreciated. 139 more words

Kisses for Cookies

Dear Human,

As you know, rations are sometimes scarce here at PLVH. With all these absurd ideas floating around like exercise and dieting, there have even been days where I have found my food bowl to be half empty. 45 more words