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Remembering on Memorial Day 2017

I have a special passion for finding military postcards because they hit home for me, personally. Many of my immediate family members have served in the military, and I have lived overseas myself. 174 more words

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Feeding The Family On £3/10

The second world war saw the end of a lot of things, some great, some less great. While more and more women  were becoming employable in the world of work, many of the older… 158 more words


FJ Additions

Below are some shots of a few FJ. Figures are by TQD, Wartime, and SHQ. Pak36/41 from SHQ.

Hope you enjoy!



Alan Garner's The Stone Book Quartet

I found these four short novels with a squeal of triumph in an Aberdeen second-hand bookshop, and bought them for £3. That’s right: the four books that are one of Garner’s greatest creative accomplishments, in a pristine box set, for barely more than they cost the original buyer in the late 1970s. 802 more words


Smorgasbord Short Stories - Flights of Fancy Anthology - Curtains by Sally Cronin

As I work away in the background I thought I would leave you some more of the stories from Flights of Fancy which was my first short story collection.. 2,555 more words

It Is A Wonderful Life.

Cu Chi Tunnels

The ingenious, sprawling network of tunnels at Cu Chi, 70km north-west of Ho Chi Minh City, were used as a base by the Viet Cong to carry out their guerilla war campaign against the US between 1960 and 1975. 671 more words