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by Bill Bentley
Tue Jul 11, 2017 10:21 am
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Re: MAX SIMON

Bob,

what luck you had, getting things 'first hand' from a person of Max's calibre. After all of his adventures it is remarkable that he lived to be 94. May he now rest in peace, job done !
by Bill Bentley
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:01 am
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Re: Kipling, Europe and Brexit

On the two Tony's, Tony Binns, I think that you have it pretty well summed up, as far as anyone can read between the lines. The biggest problem is our own people, everyone wants immediate results but that's hardly ever realistic. Being a self-sufficiency farmer I am well aware that you reap what you...
by Bill Bentley
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:45 pm
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Re: There but not there

27, that's what I was thinking, a couple of Guidon Sgt. Majors, smart as 10 ! With sabers to fillet any undesirables ... that's why I am wary of attending ... somebody might recognize me :wink: . Anyway, which of us would fit into our old Nr. 1's ? Tony, that would be nice, you know how to reach me ...
by Bill Bentley
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:20 am
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Re: Steven Hughes

Thanks so much Rick, Rory has made contact and I have now been able to invite him to the 'Service of Thanksgiving' which will be held in the Falklands Chapel in Pangbourne. It's a great piece of detective work that you have done for me/us and we are most grateful ! Yet again, it just goes to show ho...
by Bill Bentley
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:50 am
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Re: Steven Hughes

Bless you Rick, it is important to remember ! You are right I don't do facebook etc.. Thanks for the other link. Looking at the few battlefield pictures reminds me of how bare arsed the landscape is, better tank country than for us infantry. As one can see, the rubbish always just gets left behind. ...
by Bill Bentley
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:05 am
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The big tour

We have just returned from our final test tour before setting off on our big tour. We are driving our Kia Sorento, 2,5 liter turbo diesel 4x4 and pulling a Hobby 495UL caravan. We have had this car for some years and are very satisfied and confident that it is as good a towing car as you can get. (W...
by Bill Bentley
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:20 am
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Re: Steven Hughes

Hi guys, I've been very busy of late, not least in doing the right thing for my old buddy Steve. On Friday I read the following Tribute, which I had also written, in the Falklands Chapel in Pangbourne College. There were at least five generals and almost 200 of our 2 Para comrades, not all of whom w...
by Bill Bentley
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:22 am
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Re: knife's edge

Mick, very well put, I guess that 'we the people' were always at the wrong end of the stick. I also recall a story, about a young recruit, on his first day in camp, strolling across the parade square, when the RSM accosted him. Prodding the recruit with his pace stick, the RSM screamed "at the end o...
by Bill Bentley
Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:50 pm
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Mark Field

Mark Field has had to apologize for ‚mishandling‘ a young woman protester who, as part of a large scale Green Peace, save the planet, action, had tricked their way into a private function in the Mansion House. What a disgusting situation. Where is our understanding of right and wrong ? Mark Field wa...
by Bill Bentley
Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:11 pm
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Re: There’s nout so queer as folk !

Firstly, I have waited a few days to let King Hussar digest my bacon butties, I think the smell might attract me over to Leyland one fine day .... Tony, how could anybody not have noticed and I used to like the Beatles :oops:. I recall learning, in Belgium of all places, that during the Middle Ages ...
by Bill Bentley
Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:20 am
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Re: TO ALL MEMBERS

Hi Bob,

anything that we can do to save the site and all it does, we shall.

Our blessing that we have you at the helm, I am useless with computers. I do have other qualities though and if I find out which low life cretins are aiming to injure our site and our reputation, they shall be most sorry !