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November 6, 2017

On the first day of the Battle of Messines, 7th June 1917, 6 Squadron experienced the highest number of flying casualties for any single day of the First World War, a statistic not to be equalled in the 103 years since the squadron was formed. Over a few short hours, f...

March 4, 2017

By sheer good fortune, and thanks to David Weekes who offered me some of his photographic collection from WW1, I have become the custodian of an official document produced by 6 Squadron Royal Flying Corps shortly after the Battle of Messines in June 1917. The document...

February 17, 2017

Statistics show that 15,000 people die each year in Australia of sudden cardiac arrest, with a survival rate for anyone suffering a cardiac arrest of less than 8%. I'm happy to say that Sheila is one of those fortunate enough to have survived with her mind and sense of...

February 16, 2017

I would like to thank Natalie Dreha for inviting me to speak at the February meeting of the Murwillumbah ADHD Support Group and also for everyone attending who made me welcome and bombarded me with questions afterwards when I thought I could make a quick getaway! I thi...

October 12, 2016

After two long years, I have finally approved the cover design and interior layout with the publisher, as well as receiving a 'Foreword' from a leading child psychologist that will be included in the book, a combination of an autobiography and ADHD Self Help guide. Wit...

March 1, 2016

I have added two new instalments to the '6 Sqn WW1 Diary' menu item, one for January 1917 and the second for February 1917. Using Squadron records, my grandfather's diaries and other recognised historical sources, I am gradually building up a month-by-month diary of th...

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