Monthly Archives: February 2021

The monument to Admiral Collingwood

Everyone knows of the famous Battle of Trafalgar and the great old HMS Victory which you can visit with Ye Olde England Tours when life gets back to normal.  I think it is perhaps the best day out!  Trafalgar Square is … Continue reading

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Colonel Blood – The man who stole the Crown Jewels and lived to tell the tale!

The Crown Jewels have long been in one of the most secure locations in the world.  Without giving too much away they are stored being bomb proof glass in rooms with over 100 hidden cameras and hi-tech security measures and … Continue reading

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My new book cover and blurb for my £xcluded Voices book.

I thought I would share the book cover for my upcoming new book. Everyone reading this will know I am one of the 3 million #ExcludedUK and tomorrow sees me start my 55th week of having no income or government … Continue reading

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The Legend of Mary Overie

Everyone knows of that famous old miser Ebenezer Scrooge in the the literature of Charles Dickens but right in the heart of one the most Dickensian feeling part of Central London there is a story that predates Ebenezer by 1,000 … Continue reading

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Three special letters

It’s hard to believe that I am now in my second year of being Excluded without work, pay or any government support whatsoever.  I’m actually working on a new book which like most of mine, is totally unique and I … Continue reading

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Walking in a winter wonderland!

I don’t know about you but I love snow, especially when I don’t have to drive in it. The sad thing is that London doesn’t get a great deal of snow any more. It used to even in the 1980’s … Continue reading

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Remembering Captain Tom and putting the boot into sycophants

 I just wanted to do a little post to say how sorry I am to hear of the death of Captain Sir Tom Moore who captured the hearts of much of the world in 2020 after he started out to … Continue reading

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An account of when my house was almost hit by a Nazi rocket in WW2

Over the last week or two I have been reading old magazines of histories and memories of my village, rather similar to some of the ones I write myself. A lady by the name of Mollie Thomas strikes particularly close … Continue reading

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