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High Flight

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I’ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
of sun-split clouds, — and done a hundred things… 135 more words

Poetry

Spitfire: a different kind of ghost writing

To name your child after another person means to set up a connection from birth. To name your child after a loved one who perished under dramatic circumstances raises the stakes considerably. 589 more words

Belgium

Another Free Ebook Release by Author Justin Sheedy - "EMPIRE BOYS"

“Empire Boys” is a 3-Part introductory reading sampler to Justin Sheedy’s by now highly-acclaimed World War II historical fiction trilogy begun in 2011 with “Nor the Years Condemn”, followed by “Ghosts of the Empire” in 2013 and recently completed with “No Greater Love”. 129 more words

Dunkirk

One for the Spitfire fans as another is saved

For such a small aviation museum run by volunteers, the Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Museum punches above its weight, and is an impressive performer.

It’s a long time since I’ve been there, but I have watched its steady progress online. 242 more words

World War II