Category Archives: fear

My mother believes…

… her life can be measured by the ‘doors’ she’s been forced to pass through in her life. For the most part – I guess most of us simply go in one door and step out the other, as we … Continue reading

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Do you know…

… what an IED is? It stands for an ‘Improvised Explosive Device’. this is a weapon of choice by insurgents in places like Iraq and Afghanistan – not to mention a whole swag of places where people fight a ‘dirty’ … Continue reading

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Able Seaman Medical Assistant Kate Nesbitt…

…was awarded the British Military Cross through her actions in providing medical aid to Lance Corporal John List during an ambush in Nawa – Central Helmund Province – Afghanistan. (Image received by email – source unknown) Kate is the only … Continue reading

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