Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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This book of Cook’s Voyages was printed in 1790.  It was in a lovely colonial house we bought in 1975 whilst on leave in Western Australia from teaching in Papua New Guinea.  I confess I have not read the whole book of 406 pages  and it is the only time I have seen the spelling showing s letters as f letters.  Interesting.
A couple of pages for you to practice your Fs an Ss.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Doctors' Strike



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Saturday, November 9, 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019

Rigby and Ward on the price rise.


Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Necessity is the mother of invention.

Can you guess what I am doing here?

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

A wedding

Indian neighbours are having a wedding ceremony today. Guests and the wedding party are to be escorted by four Ford Mustangs; or so it would seem.

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Friday, February 22, 2019

Wartime wreckage, Rabaul.

Pic of a Japanese (?) landing barge in Rabaul Harbour Papua New Guinea.   Note the radial engines.  Taken by me in 1961.

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