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    Re: Newsletter for 9th November 2018

    Alastair..................I enjoyed reading from the Scottish Review the article on "Message from the Front Line"..........................here is another one from "The New Yorker"

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    Re: The Seafire

    Here is a fair amount of information on the Seafire...................it certainly was an interesting aircraft.


    Supermarine Seafire: Development and Service Record


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    Re: British Nuclear Testing in Australia

    True Alastair, however the real question is how could a nation the size of Australia could actually afford the enormous cost of installing a nuclear power plant?, that is the question I'm pondering...
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    Re: British Nuclear Testing in Australia

    Is this just a "Thought Bubble" ????? , or is it just wishful thinking????..............These ideas spring up every so often..................After so many decades it would appear no lessons have...
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    Re: Newsletter 7th September 2018

    Correction!!!!!!.................the second web address should be www.livingonwater.scot


    Gordon
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    Re: Newsletter 7th September 2018

    Alastair,

    There is a great article [with pictures] on "the Crannog Centre" Loch Tay in the December 2017 issue of the "Scots Magazine" [page 42], websites for articles are...... ...
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    Re: Newsletter 18th May 2018

    This is one I forgot to mention in the post above................................ Tracks of M'Kinlay and Party Across Australia . These are the type of in-depth histories [recorded close to the...
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    Re: Newsletter 18th May 2018

    Alastair,

    Those news articles on "American Democracy" and the other item on "Misinformation is a weapon" are quite topical [and interesting]......food for thought!

    Gordon.
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    Re: Newsletter 11th May 2018

    Alastair,
    I enjoyed all articles as usual, the article on the Islay War dead ceremony was particularly interesting.

    Gordon.
  10. We must surely question their judgement-Australian Defence Force.

    This is an article from "Australian Morning Mail............23rd April 2018....by Jack Cade.....it makes one wonder how the Defence Forces of other countries are governed ??????

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  11. Re: HMS AMETHYST INCIDENT, YANGTSE RIVER,

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2cNuhBGM_E
  12. HMS AMETHYST INCIDENT, YANGTSE RIVER,

    It is now 69 years since this incident occurred........................it is well worth revisiting both in a historical and political sense.


    Post World War 2 - Contemporary Accounts


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    Re: Newsletter 23rd February 2018

    Alastair,

    I found that article on the "Commonwealth" interesting and informative..................the Botswana video's were an added attraction
  14. Thread: Slavery

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    Re: Slavery

    Alastair,

    You may find something at this link............... Ten Books on Slavery You Need to Read
    You can’t talk about race until you fully understand America’s past.

    By SVEN...
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    Do the ladies really listen????

    The Pre-divorce Interview



    A judge was interviewing a woman regarding her pending divorce, and asked, "What are the grounds for your divorce?"
    She replied, "About four acres and a...
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    Alastair is 21 again!!!

    Happy birthday Alastair...............I don't know why...................but it just seems like yesterday when we had our last birthdays... :laugh2::laugh2:

    Have a great day..:cool:

    Gordon.
  17. AFGHANISTAN. 175 years on...........and STILL Fighting.

    The British have tried it,! the Russians tried it! the US [and the "Willing"] tried it!.................I have a feeling the Afghans do not like other people in their country????


    Here is a good...
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    Justice for the Husband

    Senior Shoplifter
    A cranky older woman "in her senior years" was arrested for shoplifting at a grocery store. She gave everyone a hard time, from the store manager to the security guard to the...
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    Re: Newsletter 22nd December 2017

    I enjoyed reading the article "Canada's Defence Policy 2017".................interesting and informative.
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    Re: Newsletter 15th December 2017

    A Merry Christmas to all and a safe and healthy year for 2018.


    Gordon.




    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXh7JR9oKVE
  21. Australia's property market is riskier than Canada's

    although this is not entirely about Canada I thought it was a good economic comparison between the two countries and their real estate debt levels against risk.



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    Re: British Nuclear Testing in Australia

    COMMENT

    December 9 2017


    My people are still suffering from Australia's secret nuclear testing
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    Re: British Nuclear Testing in Australia

    Just a small quote from ICAN...................


    Australia’s conflicted position on disarmament

    The Australian government has resisted calls to ban nuclear weapons, as it claims that...
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    Re: British Nuclear Testing in Australia

    World spotlight shines on Maralinga horror


    Source: AAP


    1 DAY AGO


    An Australian-born international group awarded this year's...
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    Re: Newsletter 17th November 2017

    The "Wild Life Ranger" advertised position looks really good......................a little too far away from here..........what a great lifestyle...............Oh well.....I shall just have to dream...
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