I heard this tonight for the first time, sung by the author and telling of his experience as the youngest sailor of the D-day landings, 6th June 1944. A remarkable story - all the more poignant as Jim died from Covid last year.
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- Mon May 10, 2021 11:38 am
- Forum: The Snug
- Topic: Light aircraft crash landing today
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In the Wikipedia article on this aircraft this paragraph appears: "The aviation journalist Paul Bertorelli has criticized the aircraft's design for lack of cabin occupant crashworthiness. However, the manufacturer points out that this kind of issue is typical of aircraft in the LSA category. The des...
First Orioles seen/heard here on Sunday, about 7-10 days later than in previous years.. And..sadly, zero sound or sight of a cuckoo so far. There seem to be fewer cuckoos this year: I can hear them most of the day but they are distant rather than close. Curious that they have managed to get this fa...
- Wed Apr 21, 2021 11:08 pm
- Forum: The Café
- Topic: What has pleased you today
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Cycling 60Km round trip to get my hair cut! It should have been warm and sunny but was, in fact bitterly cold and overcast and I felt very chilled. By far the worst part of the experience was the hardness of the saddle :!: Despite my proper cycling padded knickers, it was extremely uncomfortable. H...