England v Wales – Six nations

Saturday 7th March 2020. Whilst in London for the weekend the offer arose to attend Twickenham to watch the 6 nations rugby game between England and Wales. Well I couldn’t turn that down could I? So off to “Twickers” I trotted. Now the roads leading to Twickenham from the stations are quite narrow. How the … Read more England v Wales – Six nations

Posthumous recognition for Snowy Pt 2

Naval GSM Cyprus & Elizabeth Cross

Continuing on from my last post, the big day had now arrived. Friday, my good lady and I boarded the 10:13 from Leicester – destination London. We had a good journey and arrived at the Hotel near the Royal Albert hall at just after midday. We met up with my elder sister and her son, … Read more Posthumous recognition for Snowy Pt 2

ITV’s the Chase – and me

I was asked to appear on ITV’s the Chase back in 2015. The video shows the final Chase, so you don’t have to put up with me for too long. Shaun Wallace was the chaser. After the Chase we met up again. Shaun demonstrates a hard exterior on television, however he truly is one of … Read more ITV’s the Chase – and me

Posthumous recognition for Snowy

This is going to be the first of a couple of posts related to this subject. I’m going to give some back ground to an incident that occurred within our family, and to the strange set of circumstances that occurred that led us to apply for a posthumous award that is the Elizabeth cross. The … Read more Posthumous recognition for Snowy