Tag Archives: military

The lone piper

A lone piper was playing at the station this evening, on my way home. I find bagpipe music haunting. I’m guessing it’s in connection with Remembrance Sunday which is imminent. We wear poppies to remember those who fell in the … Continue reading

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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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