Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Wimbledon Gull

I wish I had a better quality camera in my phone but it’s the first time I’ve ever had a phone with a camera so hadn’t, at the time of purchase, appreciated their versatility. I have had a number of … Continue reading

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Cataloguing ‘The Time of My Life’

I didn’t set out to read this autobiography, subtitled ‘A Frontier Doctor in Alaska’, from cover to cover but in cataloguing it I just got hooked. First published in 1943 the author, Harry C.  de Vighne, presented a collection of … Continue reading

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Lowestoft and Lord Kitchener

It seems that one of Lowestoft’s best kept secrets is its connection with Lord Kitchener. By the outbreak of WW1 Field-Marshal Lord Kitchener was already a national figure, known for his successes at the Battles of Ferkeh and Hafir in … Continue reading

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