History is in the eye of the ignorant

I am getting older and spend my time looking backwards at history. That is true history, not the history proposed by twenty somethings just out of university. As a lad I was able to talk to my Grandad, he told me about the First World War. Not from history books, but from the sights and … [Read the full story]

I went to the cemetery yesterday…

I went to the cemetery yesterday to lay some flowers on a grave. As I was standing there, I noticed 4 grave diggers walking about with a coffin. Three hours later and they’re still walking about with it. I thought to myself…they’ve lost the plot !  

Taliban celebrate the death of Diggers on Twitter

As the family and loved ones of Sapper James Martin prepare to farewell the Australian soldier, the Taliban has taken to Twitter to glorify a rogue Afghan accused of killing him and two other diggers in Afghanistan. The Taliban posted a photo of former Afghan army sergeant Hekmatullah on Twitter last week. It shows him … [Read the full story]