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The ‘glorious dead’ of the Arctic Convoys

Yesterday I was privileged to attend the commemoration event for the 80th anniversary of the first Arctic Convoy leaving Liverpool. Being a Merchant or a Royal Navy Seaman in these convoys was one of the most dangerous postings in the … Continue reading

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In Praise of…. Liverpool

What other City in the World not only has buildings as beautiful as these but where you can see them from a deck of a Cruise Liner? There’s an old saying, “familiarity breeds contempt”. That is partly true. Too often … Continue reading

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