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RIP Prince Philip

Very sad news that His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh has died today, a Royal with a true sense of duty in his support of our Queen. He may have been a little outspoken at times but … Continue reading

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Derek J. K. Sims, RIP

We had a somewhat erratic early childhood both of us being witness to domestic violence. Many years later I asked him how much he remembered of that and he said ‘quite a lot’ but we never otherwise discussed it. Perhaps … 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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