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STATIC DISPLAY

Prior to the air show we availed ourselves of the opportunity to peruse the impressive static display featuring both operational and historic aircraft.  STATIC DISPLAY ATTACK HELICOPTER C-130 MILITARY TRANSPORT C-130 IMPROVED VERSION IRON DOME MISSILE POD SPITFIRE AND ALPHA … Continue reading

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ISRAELI AIR SHOW

As part of the Air Force Graduation ceremony, the IDF put on a spectacular airshow for the visitors. BLACKHAWK HELICOPTERS Blackhawk helicopters start the show with a flypast of the flag of Israel and the flag of the Israel Defence … Continue reading

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ISRAEL AIR FORCE GRADUATION CEREMONY

One of the highlights of my trip was the visit to the Israel Air Force Centre for the graduation ceremony for new pilots of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) on the 70th anniversary of the Israeli Air Force. In a country … Continue reading

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SDEROT

Welcome to Sderot,  a western Negev city and former development town in the Southern District of Israel. In 2016 it had a population of 24,016. The city centre of Sderot is about 2 kilometres  from the Gaza border. Residents of … Continue reading

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JERUSALEM HOLOCAUST MUSEUM

Yad Vashem, Israel’s largest Holocaust memorial is set on the slopes of the Mount of Remembrance on the edge of Jerusalem  CATTLE CAR Photography with the museum is forbidden so I concentrated on the open air exhibits. What caught my attention the most … Continue reading

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GUNS N’ MOSES

GUNS N MOSES …….. or my fabulous trip to Israel!! More photos to follow in the days to come. Many thanks to all the visitors that I received in my garden on the weekend as part of the Glebe Art … Continue reading

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GLEBE ART TOUR 2018

I will be participating in this year’s Glebe Art Tour, July 7 & 8, 10 am – 4 pm.  I am flattered that one of the promotional brochures features my “Fireworks over Parliameant Hill” as an inset (see above). I’m … Continue reading

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LINDSAY SHEPHERD

I recently attended the presentation of an award to Lindsay Shepherd by the Peace, Order and Good Government (POGG) Society of Ottawa. Lindsay was subjected to a star chamber trial by the diversity and inclusion thugs at Wilfrid Laurier University … Continue reading

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BERNARD LEWIS

Sorry to hear the passing of Dr. Bernard Lewis just a few weeks shy of his 102 birthday. Lewis was the Cleveland E. Dodge Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. Lewis’ expertise was in the history of Islam and the interaction between … Continue reading

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FRIENDS OF THE ROSELAWN

Friends of the Roselawn is a charity organization involved with the repair and restoration of a heritage property, the Roselawn, in Port Colborne, Ontario.  The Roselawn is the venue for summer stock theatre and other cultural activities in the local … Continue reading

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