Tag Archives: yarn

There’s something to be said…

.. about the ability to turn your own hands to making something. Anything! Even more so, if that making has meaning. It might not have actual practical use in today’s modern world on some levels – but your involvement in … 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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