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8 January 1917

Extract from war diary of LCpl Alexander Saunders, 8th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Parade 8:15 a.m. Making roads. Returned about 6:P.M. (cigarette issue). Received orders to pack up ready to move. 7 more words

Why my Mum doesn't cook...

It has always been a puzzle to me, how much my lovely, intelligent, adaptable & creative mother hates cooking… but I’m beginning to understand now. The other day, she casually mentioned that until she married my father, back in the immediate post-war years and aged just 21, she had never cooked or prepared a meal in her life. 816 more words

Homespun Philosophy

28 December 1916

Extract from the war diary of the 1st Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Trenches

Battalion relieved 1st BEDFORDS in BRICKSTACKS.  All men wearing Gum Boots.  Great difficulty experienced in getting rations up owing to the state of trenches

Début des opérations militaires contre Daech à Mossoul

Les oparations pour reprendre Mossoul, le fief de Daech en Irak, ont commenca, a annonca le premier ministre irakien. La veille, des rebelles syriens soutenus par la Turquie se sont emparas de Dabiq, en Syrie.

Noue

Début des opérations militaires contre Daech à Mossoul

Les oparations pour reprendre Mossoul, le fief de Daech en Irak, ont commenca, a annonca le premier ministre irakien. La veille, des rebelles syriens soutenus par la Turquie se sont emparas de Dabiq, en Syrie.

Noue

{goodreads giveaway for ~pictures of god don't sell~}

am hosting a goodreads giveaway for my self-published poetry collection {pictures of god don’t sell}, 5 copies available, giveaway ends December 31st.

giveaway is here: 105 more words

Food: Part 3

In my second post about food in Cuba, I briefly explained how the food subsidization works, la programa del racionalización. Well, one kind of cool aspect to that program is that on every Cuban’s birthday he or she receives a subsidized birthday cake, which Cubans just call “cake.” Like the English term. 104 more words

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