Tag Archives: war

Life Diary – Day 11 – Semi-Silent Sunday

I took the diary day off yesterday… but, as I broke my Sunday silence last week I thought I’ll do a semi-silent post today. Semi-silent? Yep… I want to raise the point that the violence in South Africa is potentially … Continue reading

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Alternative A to Z – Vosse, AJ Vosse – Veteran

I was going to tell you all sorts of interesting things today. But… here’s a quick reminder that AJ Vosse has now got two books available on Kindle and paperback… yep, look here… The Lucky Thirteen… and here… True Stories … Continue reading

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Alternative A to Z – Understanding…

What are we supposed to be understanding? I’m afraid that question you will have to answer for yourself. I can only give you a few pointers… a few suggestions of questions you need to ask, of yourself… and others. There … Continue reading

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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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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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Die Ironie van Alles – The Irony of it All!

On 20 June 2018, Perdebytjie published this post – Die Ironie van Alles. It’s in Afrikaans so I asked if I may translate her words, to share with all the English-speaking folk who visit my blog. It’s not your normal upbeat … 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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