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The Great American Eclipse and harbingers of doom!

With the Solar Eclipse about to hit the USA and a partial eclipse in many other places including the UK, it interesting to note that what is now a special tourist event was once something to be feared. Whilst it … Continue reading

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The 50th anniversary of the film Zulu & the 135th of the Battle of Rorke’s Drift

When I was a child there were a number films that were always on television whenever there was a national holiday.  You could rely on them to appear like clockwork and these included The Great Escape, The Wizard of Oz,  … Continue reading

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