Contents

 

- Blogs posted so far:
Private Christopher  Coleman

A Corkman dies on the Somme:One of the most powerful condolence letters ever written from the front line of the Great War

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Toton Primary School Nottinghamshire

Toton Primary School Nottinghamshire

Revenge and the Winter of Discontent:Getting my own back                                                 on a brutal headmaster at my Nottinghamshire Primary                                                   School

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Norway exercisesOn being in Norway as a Military Photographer:Adventures with a camera in Norway

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On being a boy in 1950’s Gibraltar: Fond memories of being the son of a soldier

 

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A review of the play -Deepcut- four soldiers shot themselves with their owFn weapons at this RAOC depot

 

SF Colour

 

 

In some forgotten corner of a foreign field: The story of the Sherwood Foresters role in the Easter Rising 

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AUD

 

Review of AUD by Xander Clayton – The story of a German Navy attempt to smuggle arms to Ireland for the Easter Rising.

 

 

Kings Regt on the Shakhill road

 

A Riotous time in Belfast: A military photographers record of a Belfast riot in 1970

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Execution in the Dublin Rising: The soldiers who carried out the execution of the Easter Rising leaders

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Shirehall Nottingham

 

Winter of Discontent and the Nottingham Shirehall: A strike story from the winter of discontent 1978/79

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Peter McGuiggan and C battery 78 Bde in world war 1Death of a soldier at the battle of Arras

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16mm projector

 

A Cinema experience in Borneo A military cinema in the jungles of Borneo

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White women: The effect of white women on soldiers in singapore

 

Raoc

 

Joining up: Joining the Royal Army Ordnance Corps as a Junior Leader

 

 

Advanced photographers course

 

Training to be a Military photographer with the Royal Navy:Scottish adventures

 

Korat

 

With the Americans in Thailand – 1960’s a brief posting to an American Air Base involved in the Vietnam War.

 

Laundry and Bath Unit in Borneo

 

Borneo – a clean war?With the Laundry and Bath Unit at war

 

High Treason by Lavery

 

High Treason by Sir John Lavery: A description of one of the greatest legal paintings ever.

 

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The Union Ballot – a poem.

 

 

Louis Brody

 

The Black guy who took on Nottingham City Council Nottingham s first public sector racial discrimination case

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The Fleshpots of Singapore A soldiers view of the bars and brothel’s of Singapore

 

Lee Guk Hyun.

 

Veiled by Lee Guk Hyun A recently purchased disturbing painting

 

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Review of Roger Casement Biography; Jeffrey Dudgeon’s definitive biography of Casement

 

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Twinkle Egan, Barrister, remembered

 

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Do you remember Yosser Hughes

 

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Magnets not so attractive   Review from Edinburgh Festival of this Capella group

 

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We Wer not amused   Review of Paco Erhard, German  comedian at the Edinburgh Fringe

 

 

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A Braw Bricht Show    Review of Tam O’Shanter at Edinburgh Fringe

 

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Joyced in Edinburgh A review of Joyced, a one person view of Ulysses

 

 

DSK

 

French Sleazebag Nailed on the Stage.   A review of the Presidential Suite at the Edinburgh Fringe, the story of Dominique Strauss Kahn

 

 

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Peploe Exhibition in St. Andrews  

 

 

Watt

 

 

Beckett’s “Watt”  at the Edinburgh Fringea review of the Gate’s production performed in Edinburgh

 

adolph

 

 

Adolf at the Fringe – A review

 

 

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1916 – 2016  How will the Four Courts commemorate?

 

clinton

 

 

CLINTON THE MUSICAL - a review

 

 

Dream of the celt

 

 

Dream of the Celt by Mario Vargas Llosaa review of his book on Casement

 

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Ruskin at the Edinburgh Fringea review of a performance of Ruskin’s Edinburgh lectures

 

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History of the  Jazz Piano at the Edinburgh Fringea review

 

 

ginge

 

The Ginge, the Geordie and the Geek at the Edinburgh Fringe – a review

 

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Age of the Geek at the Edinburgh Fringea review

 

 

carr

 

Jimmy Carr at the Edinburgh Festival   Sleazy comedy

 

 

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Picasso and Modern British Art at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

 

 

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Scottish Portrait Gallery and the war paintings of Lavery

 

 

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Edinburgh Charity Shops

 

slave market

 

 

The Last Slave Market by Alistair Hazella review

 

 

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Blood on the Streets by Paul O’Brien – a review

 

 

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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropistsa review

 

 

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A Chinese Banquet with the Chinese Ambassador

 

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An Intelligence Index card from the Irish War of Independence

 

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Upon being an Exhibit of Bueys (A Ruskin experience)

 

Crossing the Bridge by Rob Hain

 

Artistic approaches to the Forth Railway Bridge

 

 

 

SF Colour

 

Sherwood Foresters who died in Dublin

 

 

Joyce house ushers quay

 

 

Dinner at the House of the Dead

 

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Oxford Book Shop Strike (Blackwells)

 

Marigold Hotel

 

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and Native servants (A reflection on native servants)

 

 

poppy field

 

In Flanders Fields – translated into Irish

 

THE KINGS ON THE SHANKILL BELFST 1970

 

Kings Regiment on the Shankill Road – 1970

 

 

President Higgins

 

RTE have tarnished the Presidency

 

playll-cadets

 

Queens School Rheindalen and the Profumo affair

 

Dublin Taxis

 

You will grow to hate Dublin Taxis

 

 

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Miners Strike – Nottingham – 1984

 

 

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Titus Andronicus at the Edinburgh Fringe  

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A Day at the Edinburgh Festival 

 

 

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You all Know Me – I’m Jack Ruby – Edinburgh Fringe Review

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The Fearless One – Nirbhaya (The Indian Bus Rape) at the Edinburgh Fringe

 

 

 

Thatcher

 

 

Buying Thatchers Family Home for the Working Class

 

 

 

 

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Kick Ass Mugenkyo Taiko Drummersat the Fringe

 

 

 

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Kierkegaard – the comedy for philosophers

 

 

 

 

 

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Milton Jones at the Edinburgh Fringe

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Art Exhibition – Artists investigate the boundaries of Privacy.

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