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A True Sailor

A True Sailor

A SAILOR Of all the worlds dwellers a sailor has perhaps the most widely discussed character of them all. He is one of a uniform classification and appearance, yet possesses…

One for the Road

Here is something for history buffs: There is an old Hotel/Pub in Marble Arch, London , which used to have a gallows adjacent to it. Prisoners were taken to the…

Ten Great Quotes

Ten Great Quotes

 These ten  glorious insults are from an era before the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words.     1. The exchange between Churchill & Lady Astor: She said, “If…

Harry H Corbett

Harry H Corbett

Harry H Corbett served in HMS Devonshire 1944-45 as a Royal Marine. He is fondly recalled for his role in “Steptoe and Son” as Harold Albert Kitchener Steptoe, a Rag & Bone…

Brian Hanrahan

Brian Hanrahan

Brian Hanrahan, who died on December 20 aged 61, was a long-serving and much-respected foreign correspondent for the BBC and became a familiar face to television viewers during the Falklands…

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