Tag Archives: war

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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Ascend

The beauty of a gallery… I can throw anything into it and claim I’m rising to the task! The challenge! I’m proving that I can ascend above the daily grind! Yep… I’m taking liberties… that I am! However, in each … 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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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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