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A trip down memory lane

While in North London yesterday with my friend Janice, I paid a short visit to Vale Road N4. The northern end of this little road, is mostly terraced housing. When I was a kid, the houses were semi-derelict and, on … Continue reading

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Harry’s office at Bletchley Park

“The archive was located on the first floor of a large concrete building at the centre of the Park. It was accessed via a flight of metal steps which, so far as Harry was concerned, made no sense at all.  … Continue reading

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Taking it easy at Bletchley…

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For those of you who were wondering…

Here, for my amateur radio friends, is the full CW (Morse Code) message that is embedded in the promo video. For my non-amateur radio friends, I cannot claim to have keyed this by hand. My CW skills are rudimentary at … Continue reading

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Didn’t we have a lovely time the day we went to…

I have been particularly busy at work this week (the day job) with a long-haul trip to Exeter on Wednesday to deliver a training session to a group of staff, and then one thing after another today, leaving me too tired to write terribly coherently … Continue reading

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Chalk paint Enigma

I have resumed my regular Saturday slot in the shop so this Saturday I thought I’d use my time constructively in between serving customers and all my other shop duties. What you see below is the and result… It’s a … Continue reading

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Thank you…

A big thank you to everyone who has posted a review of ‘The Shelter’ at Amazon. Most recently to Mark who gave the book five stars and said: “For a first novel this was mightily impressive. The more I read, the … Continue reading

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Just two words…

This afternoon (Sunday) I took my in-laws, Jim and Bridget Mellett, for a look around the new Bletchley Park. I say ‘new’ because so much has changed in the last two years. It was my first look at the new … Continue reading

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The Battle of Wood Green

Well, that’s a relief. ‘The Battle of Wood Green’ (part 2 of the trilogy) is finished at last, pending the final proofing. Believe it or not, it has taken me the best part of a year to get it to … Continue reading

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The Milliner’s Spy, by Kerry Howard

It’s amazing the links you make via social media, like Facebook, Twitter and the like. Yesterday, between walking the dog and answering the zillions of tweets and Facebook messages I seem to be getting now that the book has launched, … Continue reading

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