An example of the card I carry at all times

Apart from my other afflictions not many people know that I also suffer from Ataxia, or even know what it is. I carry the card of explanation with me at all times. And that’s why I gave up metal detecting. I often appear drunk to other people. You can check out the condition in more detail by clicking on the name.

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The Real McCoy

28th May 2018 — 11 Comments

Harry McCoy – Click to Enlarge

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Archaeologist of Note

25th May 2018 — 11 Comments

It may have escaped your attention, but the Chinese archaeologist Zhao Kangmin died on 16 May at the age of 81. Who was he, and why do I mention his demise?

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The Spitfire Penny

23rd May 2018 — 17 Comments

Spitfire. Wikipedia CC Licence

The Spitfire was probably the most famous fighter aircraft of all time, reigning supreme and unsurpassed from the biplane era to the dawn of the jet age, a period that included the Second World War. 

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