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Strong Women and Social Ideas

Navy First Having had time to think about what I write and why, I suppose I write about strong women because the time I set the stories in needed them.  The wives of naval officers often had to fend for … Continue reading

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Book Covers and Bear Traps

Ouch My Foot I am not an authority on book covers but having just finished putting my Books on Create-a-Space in paperback form, and having to create new covers I am reflecting a little on the job of book covers.  Should they reflect the … Continue reading

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Hunt For Destruction

R.I.P “You are doing a wonderful job Jeremy, a wonderful job, yes indeed, St Margaret would be proud of you my boy.” “Thank you Prime Minister.” “Yes you walk tall in her footsteps. She destroyed the coal mines and miners, … Continue reading

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A NEEDLE it’s just a little prick.

Many many years ago when I were a little lad there used to be small hospitals, cottage hospitals, they were clean and healthy, nurses used to disinfect the wards clean everything in the wards and generally do what nurses should … Continue reading

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Hospitals: Are You Fit To Die?

When Florence Nightingale arrived in Scutari, did she bring with her a legion of doctors or lorry loads of wonder drugs? NO, she just brought soap and clean water.  Hygiene and cleanliness were the weapons she used against disease, suffering and death.  She … Continue reading

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What Are JOBS WORTH?

Well Liam how are you getting on with saving money? Very good George, the Defence review helped enormously, gave us legitamacy to carry out all the cuts, we can reduce it even further as the troops pull out from Afghanistan. … Continue reading

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Any One Got A Fag?

Did your Grandfather ever tell you about the twenties, George? Yes glorious times, hunger marches, rickets, polio, strange fellows marching about in flat caps and boots, and! we had managed to kill off quite a lot in the first war, … Continue reading

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