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A game of three halves (3 of 3) – Steve Tanham

Continued from Part Two So, this one day, considered in all its facets, resolves itself into a journey, a destination and an arrival – an arrival at a meeting with a French relative we have never met, and whose unlikely … Continue reading

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A game of three halves (2) – Steve Tanham

Reblogged from The Silent Eye: It is, still, all of it, only one day… Though now the winds that buffeted the bed-and-breakfast farmhouse have abated. I look at my watch. We have two hours to go before we need to … Continue reading

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A game of three halves (1) – Steve Tanham

It is, after all, only one day… Have you ever re-assembled a day into a different sequence? Been so involved with its contents that the threads seem to weave themselves, again… and differently. But it is only one day… and … Continue reading

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” And some nights I dream… “

Harry Patch, Britain’s last surviving, fighting soldier from WWI died in 2009 at the age of 111. In The Last Fighting Tommy, he stated that the “politicians who took us to war should have been given the guns and told … Continue reading

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