Halloa! I fear this box may never provide a description that could ever truly satisify the definition of description.
In saying that, I'm 26, from Liverpool, with a passion for Liverpool FC, history, and Star Trek. Ahem.
I suppose I should note that I am so utterly staid that the colour beige has pursued legal action against me on a number of occasions. Damned legal obligations...
Oh, and this blog is quite probably PG-safe (I guess what constitutes PG is subjective, so probably) as I very rarely swear and don't post images of a fleshy nature.
Oh, oh, and I have a fascination (um, irrepressible obsession) with the two world wars, which is why they appear so prominently in my Tumblr. Macabre, perhaps, but it's principally centred on a desire to contribute, however insignificantly, to the "perpetuation" of those who suffered immeasurably in the wars.
“Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan sails into Portsmouth for the first time, 22 March 2013.
HMS Duncan, the sixth and final of the UK’s sophisticated, new class of Type 45 destroyers, has been formally handed over to the Royal Navy by shipbuilder BAE Systems, the MOD announced today.
The 7,500 tonne vessel, armed with the world-leading Sea Viper missile defence system, sailed to her new home in Portsmouth where she will undergo a series of trials and tests before being declared suitable for operations next year.
Her arrival at the Naval Base marks the end of a successful 12 year build programme to provide the Royal Navy with a fleet of the largest and most powerful air defence destroyers it has ever received.”
“Yaffa Sonenson (now Eliach, seen above as a little girl) survived the mass-killing at Eisiskes, her hometown, and memorialized her family, friends and townspeople in a book called “There Once Was A Town”. Her grandmother, the town photographer, left many photos behind, and Yaffa preserved them. They are now visible in the famous, chillingly chimney-like display at the United States Holocaust Museum. When you see these photos of everything from young fun singles to the town klezmer band to the adorable children and the old ladies of the marketplace, you realize how much was lost in this one small - but very vibrant - shtetl.”
“This is a 3 1/4” x 5 1/4” mounted photo of a 1910’ish Lance Corporal in the Royal Horse Artillery holding his young son. The spur insignia just above his L.Cpl’s stripe indicates that he is a riding instructor. They didn’t call it the HORSE artillery for nothing.”