Category Archives: Camouflage

In1992…

…my mate and I had been granted Shore Leave from HMAS Watson in Sydney and we had just called for a taxi to take us into ‘town’. I was standing outside the public phone next to a Milk Bar, where … Continue reading

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For those of you who follow “Sea Patrol”…

… I apologise! I had no idea so much ‘drama’ can take place on an RAN vessel.  It would seem it ALL happens aboard ‘HMAS Hammersley’.  Sheesh – why wasn’t I posted to Boats (Nickname for Patrol Boats in the … Continue reading

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Many years ago…

…I discovered these shirts. Thanks to the Mighty Battle Tanker and the RAN, a visit to Thailand introduced me to a wonderful new world and I fell in love with two things; Pad Thai and these bloody shirts! Since 1993, … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Bloke, Blokes, bulldust, Camouflage, Loud Shirts, Mates, Mateship, people, Uniform, work, yarn | 3 Comments