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206 - 2 July 2015 - 75th Anniversary of the Sinking of The Arandora Star

On the 10 June 1940 at 4.45pm came the news that Italy had declared war on Britain and the Allies.  The Italian community in Great Britain were not fully aware of the drastic effect this was to have on their lives. 2,866 more words

Sheriff's Deputies Swim For Shore After Boat Sinks Near Bay Point

BAY POINT (CBS SF) — No deputies were injured when a sheriff’s office patrol boat began taking on water and sank near Bay Point on Wednesday morning, a sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday. 140 more words

News

Neutral Shipping: the Diplomatic War of 1915

As promised, here comes a whirlpool of 1915 shipping controversy.

For Americans, the Great War in 1915 became a story of diplomatic controversy over neutrality laws, shipping, and submarine warfare. 532 more words

History

holding on tight

Worries and fears; two of my biggest opponents at the moment… I get it, then I don’t.  I think I’ve grappled it and then everything unwinds, like a tightly rolled ball of string, let loose.   454 more words

God

sinking boat.

As I look in that mirror I don’t recognize the girl on the other side, or her sad, gray-blue eyes staring back at me, nor her many tears that have left only temporary trails on her lightly freckled cheeks, only screaming to be noticed, before she wipes them away. 125 more words

Writing

Knowing One's Self

To know one’s self,

to uncover layer upon layer

and flick out blankets of your soul

neatly upon a freshly cut lawn

so you can examine, analyse and dissect… 102 more words