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Happy Christmas from Singapore

Happy Christmas from Singapore

We have finally moved to Singapore after months of frantic activity and precious little activity on this blog. I feel bad about that, so to make amends here is a super sized blog with oodles of photos and a brief account of how we’ve ended up moving half way across the world.      … Continue reading…

Part two of the inside story of writing Blood and Bandages – fighting for life in a RAMC Field Ambulance 1940-1946.

I fudged it. I couldn’t give up scriptwriting. I loved it too much but neither could I ignore my new found obligation. Pragmatism was required, so in my naviety I just added, ‘write Bill’s book,’ to my to-do list.  I determined to give it 100% effort to match that given by those of whom I… Continue reading…

A personal response to the AAIB report on the Shoreham Airshow disaster

       Hello and welcome to my blog. Last week saw the publication of the interim Air Accidents Investigation Branch report on the RAFA Shoreham Airshow disaster.     The investigation’s purpose was clearly stated in the report; “The sole objective of the investigation…  is the prevention of future accidents and incidents. It is not the… Continue reading…

Building up to the London Book Fair

     Hello and welcome to my blog.     I hope you enjoyed Cowspiracy. It was a revelation to me but then I saw Irene, one of my regular readers. She’d heard the same message way back in the ’70s from Delia Smith and Colin Spencer. I didn’t know whether to be delighted or disappointed. Either way, we are… Continue reading…

Cowspiracy – the inconvenient steak

Hello and welcome to my blog. This post has a short and simple message – WATCH COWSPIRACY.     We watched it this afternoon and it left us buzzing with ideas about how we could change our diet to help reduce:- global warming water depletion deforestation species extinction and  ocean dead zones.      This chilling… Continue reading…

A virtual tour of Shoreham RNLI Lifeboat Station.

     Hello and welcome to my blog. Sorry its been a while, but I’m up to my eyes in home improvements. In fact, as I write, Mr H, the handyman, is putting up a curtain rail and I’m gathering strength for another trip to the dump.     Anyway,  enough of me, let’s get back… Continue reading…

Parklife Festival planned for Shoreham Airport?

Hello and welcome to my blog. I had hoped that my last blog of 2014 would be full of Christmas good cheer, but I’m afraid that its’ been derailed by confirmation of rumours concerning SJM Ltd’s plan for the proposed two-day music festival at Shoreham Airport.     Initially, the rumours were just about why no-one knew… Continue reading…

Ferry Bridge and Ferry Road Improvement Scheme – it’s all about the TRO

Hello and welcome to my blog. Last week, I mentioned that the Ferry Road and Lower Beach Road redevelopment was under threat and that we needed to attend the meeting of the Adur County Local Committee (CLC), to show our support.    Consequently, a few of us went along to the meeting, including Adur’s Executive Member… Continue reading…