Tag Archives: Mates

Home Renovations…

… are a polarising event. You either thrive in the environment it creates or, you simply don’t and it becomes a constant day to day struggle – just getting your A into G – so you can complete what you … Continue reading

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“Last Dog!”…

… you scream a muffled declaration through your facemask to the fire team clustered around you! This is the ‘GET READY!’ signal to the team, that you’re set to open the door.  Your pressed hard up against a steel hatch, … Continue reading

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Joyeux Noel…

… a movie based on true accounts of the 1914 Christmas Truce’s which sprang up between enemy troops along various fronts during the First world War. Whilst aspects of this might seem completely unreal to those of us who weren’t … Continue reading

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