Tag Archives: U.K.

The Battle of Jutland

Today marks the centenary anniversary of the single most important naval battle of WW1 and as I have been doing for the last few years, I thought I would write a dedicated post taken from extracts of my WW1 history … Continue reading

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Alston Holiday Day 1

I’m away on holiday for a few days and staying in an old farmhouse, 500 metres/ 1600 feet up in the northern Pennines, an official area of outstanding beauty towards the top of England near the border with Scotland.   … Continue reading

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My life is too short for long scroll-bar selections

Do any of you remember the old fashioned telephones.  I don’t mean just the ones that have a cable that connects into the wall but those with a dial on the front rather than push-buttons. I always liked those phones … Continue reading

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Top Ten Haunted Places in the U.K.

Tomorrow I am going to re-post my Halloween post from last year as both it and my bonfire night articles are always very popular and many of my readers weren’t following me then but for today to get us into … Continue reading

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