Monthly Archives: June 2014

D-Day Commemorations in Pictures

This gallery contains 15 photos.

Most of the D-Day veterans are sadly no longer with us but this past weekend has seen commemorations with some of the few more survivors.  All photos from BBC, Daily Mail, Daily Telegraph, Getty Images, AP. A number of events … Continue reading

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The Spirit of D-Day Lives On!

A small story which I thought some people like to read involves D-Day veteran Bernard Jordan aged 89.  He was reported missing from his Pines Care home in Hove. Bernard apparently was told by his care home that he wasn’t … Continue reading

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70th Anniversary of D-Day

This time 70 years ago on 6th June 1944, the world held its breath as the largest amphibious military operation even seen was under way.  Operation Overlord was the long-awaited Allied invasion of Nazi held Europe that would lead to … Continue reading

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Is WordPress Ripping You Off?

That time of year has come when it is time to renew my WordPress domain mapping fees so that I can keep running my blogs on their .co.uk domains rather than the standard wordpress.com domain. No big deal I thought … Continue reading

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