Why I Love Guernsey ! (One of the Many)

Jun 21, 18 Why I Love Guernsey ! (One of the Many)

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Excellent ‘works outing’ with my work colleagues at HSBC Management Guernsey…

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Exploring a Time Capsule – Les Islet Bunker Complex

Oct 21, 17 Exploring a Time Capsule – Les Islet Bunker Complex

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I was privileged today to be one of the first people to explore inside a newly excavated WWII German bunker complex that’s not seen the light of day since the late 40s/early 50’s.

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Rocquettes Cider Farm – Seeing how the Professionals do it

Oct 06, 17 Rocquettes Cider Farm – Seeing how the Professionals do it

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We waited until the optimum time to enjoy our Christmas present from Julie and Katie … a trip to the Rocquettes cider farm

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2017 Football Muratti

May 13, 17 2017 Football Muratti

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Nail biting Muratti 2017 final but …. all good in teh end ๐Ÿ˜‰ #greenarmy

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Liberation Day … & The Rusty Racer

May 09, 17 Liberation Day … & The Rusty Racer

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A record of Team Roussel’s Soap Box Car Racing today … with just a touch of hyberbole ๐Ÿ™‚

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Festung Guernsey

Jul 02, 13 Festung Guernsey

Posted by in Channel Islands, Miscellaneous, Travel

A short video entitled “Festung Guernsey” (Fortress Guernsey) showing a restored battery on the south coast of Guernsey. Guernsey and the Channel Islands was very much a part of Hitler’s Atlantic wall, his attempt to fortify the coast of Europe from Norway to Spain against allied invasion.

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The 2013 Muratti … go green lions !

May 18, 13 The 2013 Muratti … go green lions !

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Went to the 2013 Muratti final today at “the Track”. It was a sweet 2-1 win for Guernsey over the old enemy Jersey ! The ball used in the final was rather spectacularly parachuted in by by 3 soldiers from the “Princes of Wales Regiment” who landed on the pitch and presented it to the...

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The Olympic flame comes to Guernsey

Jul 15, 12 The Olympic flame comes to Guernsey

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A first for Guernsey … as part of it’s mammoth trip around the UK, the Olympic torch was in Guernsey today. Around 15,000 islanders gathered in St Peter Port to watch it process around the town before it was used to light Guernseys own Olympic beacon. There was a fantastic party and carnival atmosphere and even the...

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The Queen โ€ฆ Our Duke

Jun 04, 12 The Queen โ€ฆ Our Duke

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“The Queen, Our Duke” – an odd thing to say, especially in a loyal toast to the English Sovereign. Nonetheless whenever Channel Islanders raise their glasses to her majesty that’s the toast that will be made.

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Workin’ on a chain gang

Aug 03, 11 Workin’ on a chain gang

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HSBC sponsored local community project work…

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