Tag Archives: iraq

I wanted to fly Chinooks

When I was a kid I wanted to join the RAF. I have always loved that big bird – the Chinook helicopter – and really wanted to be a pilot. Instead, I ended up in a regular office job. RAF … 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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Box of delights (aka what I’m watching on TV this week)

I’m not actually a big watcher of TV. That said, I was looking through the tv guide showing what’s on over the next 7 days and there is a lot that caught my eye. Namely: Sunday South Pacific Sunday 14 … Continue reading

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The Fallen

I wonder if anyone else watched this. It was a 3 hour documentary which looked at the families left behind by the British dead who have fallen in Iraq and Afghanistan in the last 7 years. One’s views on the … Continue reading

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