Month: <span>April 2024</span>

A night out on the tiles with a Sicilian corker

When Italian business people go for an impromptu night out in a famed gastronomic city, you would feel confident the food would be good and the wine outstanding. However, what happened afterwards provided “la ciliegina sulla torta” for this night out on the tiles with a Sicilian corker. by Terry Walker AS06042024 8 minute read […]

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Bar brawl in Bahia Blanca

Blow by blow - for the records

Every family history is unique and the brutal bar brawl detailed in this seaman’s story came after a month of fierce Atlantic gales that drove Tyne-based cargo boats 100s of miles off-course, flying the signal “Not under command” because “we could just not steer”… They were heading for the Eastern seaboard of the USA, but […]

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Bombed out of Cyprus as Turks go to war

Tourism abandoned - top resorts sealed off 

BOMBED OUT OF CYPRUS Trouble was brewing, even in the remote Troodos Mountains. In 1974 I witnessed the first signs of events that would see us bombed out of Cyprus and change it forever. Soon there would be rebellion, invasion, ethnic conflict, deaths and an occupying United Nations peace-keeping force that’s still on patrol 50 […]

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