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Dad’s Drawers 8: Overarching Metaphors and the Car Park That Was Too Short

Rules and authority were not things that my dad took much notice of.  He had a view that nothing should be accepted without question.  I’m not talking about the type of authority which keeps our country from becoming a lawless … Continue reading

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Dad’s Drawers: Episode 2 – The Gun

Dad’s Drawers: Episode two and the story of the gun. Some background first and then the gun. My dad was an Austrian Jew, born in Vienna in 1919. Hoping to keep one step ahead of Hitler he, in his own … Continue reading

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