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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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Friday’s Formation Flappers

Today is flapper day… and I bring you a tight formation of gulls and crows… doing the bomb-burst after the tight barrel-roll… quite a set of manoeuvres! Any airshow audience would appreciate the daring skills exhibited by these flyers! Happy … Continue reading

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Thursday Thought – Art or Not?

So… how do you define art? Is a scribble on a sheet of paper art? Or… must it be a Dutch master or Renaissance artist before it’s art? I don’t know… I suppose it’s the old adage… what works for … 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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Tuesday’s Trees and Tunes!

Yesterday I asked a question… which I’m going to repeat a few more days. Yes, I have a reason… so, here goes again… … what do you understand by the term veteran?  Interestingly, I’ve had answers from four different continents thus far! … Continue reading

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Monday Mobility – Outbound…

There’ll be little chat today… but I need to share something great, very soon! In the meantime, we called into Dublin on Saturday… cold but bright, so… we went to one of our favourite stops – the Great South Wall … Continue reading

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