Tag Archives: army

Can I tell you something Daddy?

‘Don’t ask don’t tell’ is finally over in America. At last. This video was posted 24 hours ago and it’s already had 1.7m views on youtube.

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Born on the 4th of July

So I went to the barber on Saturday, ostensibly to get a trim. I’ve been going to the same place for years and have blogged about it on occasion. Usually they know what I want. Only, this time I came … Continue reading

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Platoon

When I was in the south of France last month on holiday with friends, we spotted this army (or navy?) exercise taking place in the little gem of a seaside town, Collioure, which we were visiting. To be honest they … Continue reading

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Pride not prejudice

Last month something surprising but rather heart-warming happened. An openly gay British solider – Trooper James Wharton –  appeared on the front cover of the Army’s own magazine – Soldier. What is amazing and wonderful about our country is that … Continue reading

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Review: Occupation (BBC1)

I watched the first episode which aired on BBC1 this evening. Powerful stuff. Following a high octane start, this modern day war drama focuses on three British servicemen who, following a violent tour of duty in Basra, struggle to return … Continue reading

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