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Tuesday Tunes – Memories of Military Days

OK… I think I’ve taken the veteran theme to its conclusion. I chose today because music is the basis of something that is brewing – something very positive! Firstly – many of you will know I don’t do movies or … Continue reading

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Monday Memories – Military Moments

I’m still thinking along veteran lines. As I mentioned last week, I served in the South African Air Force for more than 16 years. So… many say it was in the old era – before the dawn of the Rainbow … Continue reading

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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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Flights of Fancy

Yesterday’s post reminded me of things man-made… and flying! Some of you will know that I have a thing for aircraft… especially helicopters. So, why don’t I share a few aircraft related photos… and wish you a great Friday the … Continue reading

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April A to Z: My Vinyl! Alchamy – Dire Straits

So it begins. That happy time of the year when we all indulge in memory sharing! My month’s A to Z gets underway with one of those great classic live shows. Dire Straits was really at the top of the … Continue reading

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Mr South Africa!

Yesterday, I took on the temporary yet rather enchanting title of Mr South Africa! OK… it’s not a bodybuilding or entrepreneur of the year title but I like it and will explain as I go along. Let me begin with … Continue reading

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The April A to Z Ouch!!

It was my first go at the April A to Z. Will it be my last? No… I’ve already put a few ideas away for next year. One of this year’s challenge posts may have a spin-off… or, indeed 26 … Continue reading

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April A to Z – Hello, Help and Helicopters!

Where do I begin with today’s letter? I think I’ll turn the sequence around… I’ll begin with helicopters. Why helicopters? Because there’s an old saying… if you have jet-fuel in your veins it never leaves. Yes, I spent years in … Continue reading

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