Ghurka

14 Jun 19
The Reluctant Civilian

Project Blenheim – Prologue In June of 2016 I deployed on the third and final detachment as temporary duty staff to the Kenya as part of the aviation unit which was tasked with providing a 24/7 MERT capability for a six month period. My departments primary role was managing the large, mixed vehicle fleet and […]

11 Jun 19
News Archives Uk

Prince Harry had a special memory of Mrs. Meghan Markle as he spent the day on royal solos. The new father went to a meeting with Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Tuesday at his former home in Kensington Palace in London. Behind the Prime Minister was a photo of Harry and Meghan, which […]

11 Jun 19
PEOPLE.com

In a special touch, the photo was displayed in a black frame featuring the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s joint monogram

09 Jun 19
Murder By Text

Sergeant Dipprasad Pun, a Ghurka named The One Man Army, used 400 bullets, 17 grenades, a land mine and even a tripod to defeat 30 Taliban fighters that had overrun his position. Here he is with his award for gallantry !

09 Jun 19
Budget DIY Toys

Khukuri knife originates from the Himalayan country of Nepal and has been used by the Ghurkas for generations. The knife has even made it way into popular video games such as Halo series, TV series Game of Thrones and movies such Resident Evil. I have created a tutorial video on how to make a Khukuri […]

08 Jun 19
Falklands 35

    The Mordecai family has long standing roots, both in the Bridgend area and the Welsh Guards. Gary Mordecai was born in Bridgend and after he married Heather Joynson on 21 July 1963 their first child Christopher was born, he was to be their only son. They went on to have two other children […]

07 Jun 19
bplp

For my 70th birthday I asked family and friends not to buy me anything but instead to come out with me for a meal at the Ghurka Restaurant in Blackpool and bring with them a home-made card. Award for the Most Artistic goes to Anita & Natalie Award for the Best Grandson Picture goes to […]

18 Mar 19
Sophie Nurse

Whilst trying to research some already existing collapsible sofas (of which I found few) I came upon campaign furniture. This was collapsible furniture used in military campaigns mainly during the late Georgian and Victorian periods. However, unlike normal fold down military furniture it was mainly used by those in command so looks exactly like very […]

18 Mar 19
Sophie Nurse

Whilst trying to research some already existing collapsible sofas (of which I found few) I came upon campaign furniture. This was collapsible furniture used in military campaigns mainly during the late Georgian and Victorian periods. However, unlike normal fold down military furniture it was mainly used by those in command so looks exactly like very […]

03 Jun 19
Powell Doors

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] As a work of art So, we had to go to Surrey, right? To fit a door? And, I had to go on my own there, and so I took Powell Doors’ newest recruit. Stayed overnight in Bromley by Bow, then took a train to Green Park. Went to Buckingham Palace first, where […]

27 May 19
Novel Excuses: Why I Haven't Worked On My Novel or Much Else This Week

It’s the late May bank holiday, and my first run above 5k in almost 4 weeks. I set off at about 7.30, knowing I had to be back and showered by the time the Morrisons delivery was due, between 9 and 10. I was initially planning to do 5k, not sure exactly what route, but […]

27 May 19
Dan McEvoy

18th April It’s half five in the morning. My alarm is ringing. My head doesn’t hurt. In fact, I feel great. All the aches and pains of yesterday have disappeared overnight. Better still, through the window I can see a line of snow-covered Himalayan mountaintops that were yesterday completely obscured by cloud. Rebecca and I […]

27 May 19
Rhodes to the Past

Leeds United as the shadow of war lengthened across Europe

27 May 19
The Randomization

TIL of Nirmal Purja, a Nepalese professional Mountaineer and former Ghurka. He’s currently attempting to summit the 14 tallest peaks in the world in 7 months. The previous record is just under 8 years. Only 1 month in, he’s already reached the summits 6 of the peaks, including Everest. http://bit.ly/2wnkVDW Submitted May 27, 2019 at […]

26 May 19
Rainbow Kandura

Amrit was having the time of his life. Holed up in a studio flat in Mumbai, him and his friends had danced the night away on a cocktail of drugs that included acid and ecstasy. Now, lying on a sheet on the floor of the flat, he shivered a bit as the last throes went […]

21 May 19
retiredmartin

  Yes, very naff title.  I’m tired. I won’t drag this one out (I will).  For a start, as DES, I’ve nothing to say about the beers on Si’s Amber Valley Day Out. Though I must say, the water in Belper was better than in Cambridge. And secondly the banter in Belps was so good […]

19 May 19
FLAT RACING GURU UK

NAAS RACING IRE. FRGUK Betting Guide 1pt =£25, tips with pts after them are the betting advised Horses if no pts after a tip this means it is just a tip and not an advised bet. which doesn’t mean it cant win as many have over the past few weeks at big prices too. but […]