Monthly Archives: June 2014

An Open Letter Of Apology.

To the members of England’s World Cup team, the fans of said team, lovers of football around the world (soccer to us heathens here in the States), and to lovers of sports everywhere: I’m sorry. It’s all my fault. I … Continue reading

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A Loss and a Gain in Rock ‘n’ Roll

Or, in my case, too many gains in rock….. As many of you have heard, Casey Kasem died over the weekend. I won’t bother to eulogise him, as others have done far better jobs than I could ever do. I … Continue reading

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“That Time Again”, or, “Will Three Lions Roar?”

You may think you’ve stumbled by mistake, onto this website page. “Is this not the home of that crazy guy who thinks Sci-Fi’s all the rage?” “Where is all the military trivia and anniversaries galore?” Well, bear with me now, … Continue reading

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A Norman Sunset.

As the crosses, row upon row of white Glitter in the French twilight, I struggle to think of words to say, To help commemorate this day. I gladly accepted the challenge gave, To carefully tend each and every grave, And … Continue reading

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A Paratrooper, A Pilot, and A Plane

No, this isn’t the start of a bad joke. It IS the truly amazing story of how a pilot of a C-47 transport plane which dropped paratroopers on the morning of June 6, 1944; a paratrooper who jumped from that … Continue reading

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A Dual Day of Days.

Before I begin, my apologies – I had planned to do a much more detailed post today, but my migraines had a different plan. So this one’s off the cuff. Hang on, this may get bumpy! 🙂 Firstly, there is … Continue reading

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A Momentous 70th Anniversary.

As many of you may know, we have an important anniversary of a pivotal World War 2 event this week. So I figured I’d do my duty, and give you a handful of details about that critical moment, that day … Continue reading

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