POOR BASTIAAN?

Under the unsympathetic, blackest vault of a grieving heaven, an agitated bulkhead creaks, butch stringers snap, robust rivets moan in metronomic rhythm and herculean girders groan as a remorseless nor’wester’s kindred waves of replete urchins torment a rickety hull, of late in unbridled panic. Little wonder a weak-kneed full moon shies away. No place for … More POOR BASTIAAN?

CARRY ON TIFFANY – An account of young Tiffany’s WW2 covert mission to Northern France!

  Foreign Office, London, April 1941: London is in the throes of sustained strategic bombing raids from the German Luftwaffe  – aka ‘The Blitz.’ On the basis she is one of the very few people in England fluent in French, brave young Foreign Office secretary Tiffany has been seconded by British Special Operations to be … More CARRY ON TIFFANY – An account of young Tiffany’s WW2 covert mission to Northern France!

MI6 ADVISE THE FOREIGN OFFICE IN LONDON TO KEEP ALERT – A tale of ‘silliness’ in the extreme!

  “I say Carruthers I think I’m more confused than ever now! I really don’t know what’s going on. That dastardly head of MI6 has just advised that we have got to keep a ‘lert’ here at the Foreign Office. What the bloody hell is a ‘lert’ – I didn’t like to ask in case … More MI6 ADVISE THE FOREIGN OFFICE IN LONDON TO KEEP ALERT – A tale of ‘silliness’ in the extreme!

CARRY ON CARRUTHERS – A ‘silly’ tale of espionage!

  “I say Carruthers just had a tete-a-tete with the head of MI6. He’s very agitated you know – reckons we’ve got a mole in the Foreign Office no less!”  “A mole you say? Well I can say for certain we once had a couple of cockroaches in the kitchens when that typically dirty Jonny … More CARRY ON CARRUTHERS – A ‘silly’ tale of espionage!