Category Archives: Royal Australian Navy

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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Last year marked 20 years…

  … since I joined the Royal Australian Navy in July – 1991. I was jogged into remembering it whilst sitting in the Karratha Airport with an artist who was only just recovering from my dragging him all over the … Continue reading

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It was big, it was beautiful…

…and it sat upon four timber pallet racks – dressed up with a bright red bow! It was four pallets of military issue toilet paper and as far as we were concerned, the Thai port of Sattahib had never looked … Continue reading

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