Final Journey

The funeral of World War Two veteran Thomas Cox, 90, from Stockton takes place at St Bede’s Chapel at Teesside crematorium earlier this morning. After Mr Cox, who served with the Royal Pioneer Corps, died no other family members could be traced and after a social media appeal went out for people to attend soContinue reading “Final Journey”

Mynarski – The last op

One of the only two remaining Avro Lancaster bombers that are still flying today was on display and did a fly-past for gathered crowds at Durham Tees Valley airport today. The famous World War Two aircraft, named ‘Mynarski’ is owned by the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and is beginning a 2-week tour of the UK.Continue reading “Mynarski – The last op”

Evermore

Standing on the gently sloping grassy hills overlooking the picturesque white sand beach of Machir Bay on the western coastline of Islay in the Scottish Hebrides, with the dark granite cliffs of Creag Mhor at your back as you look out over the calm flat waters of the mighty Atlantic that reach out unbroken forContinue reading “Evermore”

Don’t mention the war

Once again the popular Yorkshire War Weekend held at numerous locations throughout North Yorkshire this weekend brought thousands of visitors and participants to the towns and villages scattered around the county. Here are a few pictures from today in Pickering…