Monthly Archives: June 2019

Armed Forces Day 23-6-19.

A trip to St, Neots on a Sunday afternoon for the annual Armed Forces weekend event, was a last minute  order of the day, or afternoon in my case. Officially known as the St Neots Armed Forces Gala weekend it takes place every year and it is to show support for men and women of the… Read More »

Biggleswade Carnival. 22-6-19

With the recent unpredictable weather of late hopes were pinning on a good sunny day for this years carnival procession though my home town of Biggleswade. The Biggleswade carnival parade goes back as far as 1957, then the carnival Queen was  Josie Dobson this year it is the turn of Niamh Hanahoe to be Queen.… Read More »

Daks Here & Daks There Pt-2 2-6-19

As part of my Daks over Normandy week , Pt-2  of my blog contains the rest of the UK assembled Dakotas at the Imperial War Museum at Duxford. It was early doors for me on the Sunday to take the short trip to nearby Duxford airfield to witness the rest of the USA contingent and the arrival of… Read More »

Daks Here & Daks There Pt-1, 1-6-19

This week sees a gathering of C-47 and the civilian DC-3, commonly known as the Dakota, to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, on June 6th. The assembly  point of these aircraft took place at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford, where 15 Dakotas from all around the USA started to assemble at Duxford towards… Read More »