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The Panic Room: Enigma

Harlow, Jul 2017

The Panic Room: Enigma

Toby says:

Enigma is a detective game, set in the Bletchley codebreaking centre where you have to identify a traitor from five possible suspects. 573 more words

The Panic Room

Homage to Sugar

Today’s phonetic alphabet goes … Romeo, Sierra, Tango, but in the 1940s S was for Sugar.  In this post S-Sugar is a Lancaster bomber with a long list of raids.  404 more words

Family History


Daniel, somewhere in his seventies, was getting worried. All his life he’d been prone to worrying, usually about nothing or, on a really bad day, nearly next to nothing, but this was different. 1,516 more words


The Orchid Tree by Siobhan Daiko #BookReview

The Orchid Tree is a dramatic and moving account of wartime events in Hong Kong and the repercussions in 1949 for the three main characters, Kate, a British teenager, Charles, a young Eurasian and Sofia, whose home is on the neutral island of Macau. 425 more words


Meditation, Prayer and Wartime

Matterofprayer: A Year of Everyday Prayers – Sunday, July 2, 2017

Meditation, Prayer and Wartime

The year was 1942, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer found himself in the midst of the war. 407 more words

My Dad’s a Goldfish – Wishing I’d listened

I’ve been sifting through a box of the Goldfish’s old photos wishing I’d paid more attention to the things he told me: about his childhood, his school days, his army days, his life as an adult on Islay (as opposed to my life as a child on Islay).   481 more words


Robert Matthew Goldstein reblogged this on Art by Rob Goldstein and commented:

A bittersweet post from My Dad Is A Goldfish