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Wednesday’s Wonderful Word – Veteran?

I’ve asked the following question these last few days…  … what do you understand by the term veteran?  Thank you all for the interesting responses from far afield. Seems to me the word has slightly different connotations… depending on where you live. … Continue reading

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No… We Must NOT Ever Forget – 11 Nov 1918 to 11 Nov 2018

It has been 100 years – the world is not the same place as back then but mankind seems to constantly forget that World War One was supposed to be the war that ended all war! The millions of lives … Continue reading

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My Monday Moves…

Story 2 – Do Nothing: – A young officer, new to the operational area, comes face to face with the effects of war. The battle hardened sergeant explains what happened. Last week I began my Monday Moves series, in an … Continue reading

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Christmas Truce!

Let’s all wish for peace. Let’s all pray for peace, however unlikely that dream can be. It’s Christmas, the day to celebrate hope and tranquillity. Today’s photo reminded me of a unique event during the First World War. Apparently, in … Continue reading

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Friday’s Flower

So… Friday has arrived and we’re still moving house… at our leisurely pace. Let’s just say we hope all should be completed before the weekend winds down to it’s quite Sunday night. However… before we get there I need to … Continue reading

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Frame…

To frame time… to capture the moment for as long as you want the moment to last. That, to me is what framing a photo is all about. I’ve taken a wander through the archives to find a few frames … Continue reading

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Happy Friday!

Yep… it’s that day again! Just for the fun I went to the Big G search to see how many happy Friday’s I’ve survived. I’m not going to tell you because then you can work out how old I am. … Continue reading

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My Monet Moment

No… I didn’t attempt to go surrealist but I’m sure you’ll see where I’m coming from when you have a look at today’s image. Mind you… I think my subconscious has dictated that I post something with blue sky because … Continue reading

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