9. RMS Queen Mary as she was
Not always easy finding shots of the original but this is not too bad at giving the feel of the ship:
8. If you want shortbread, go to Scotland
Reprinting an email I just sent to a friend:
Seriously tempted to order these from Scotland:I would always phone my order because I want to deal with a lady with a Scottish brogue.
7. John M de France [DAD] on the French and Irish situation
Things are a-moving in France. In addition to the letter written by (mostly) retired officers, a new letter has been written by anonymous serving officers.
The police, also:
With good reason:
Have you seen this video from Ireland? These youths need attention:
[Warning to the genteel from JH about watching, OK?]
Notice the dismounting from the bike and "accidentally" kicking the girl in the region of the face; the spitting (especially the boy in red); the pushing and the walking away when the lass falls on the line between the platform and the train. I am sorry that the are in the French language, bur Google Translate will do the necessary.