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Front of Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, England, birth place of Sir Winston Churchill
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Blenheim Palace, birth place of Sir Winston Churchill

“Never before in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to….” one man. Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill   In May 1940, after the shadow of war had descended across Europe, having been ignored for years about the …

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The Sunflower Field, a World War II novel about the Polish code breakers who first broke the Enigma code
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The Sunflower Field ~ the story of who first cracked the Enigma Code

‘The Sunflower Field,’ my debut novel, is written to honor the ‘few’, of which there were thousands, who during World War II, in words inspired by Winston Churchill, “gave so much, for so many.” In particular for three of those ‘few’, the …

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A day in Oxfordshire England at Thanksgiving
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Spending a day in Oxfordshire, England on Thanksgiving week

It is strange this week to be in England as Thanksgiving is almost upon us. Here there is no ‘Thanksgiving’ anywhere, just lots of ‘Christmas’! I’m not rushing around food shopping or thinking about how I am going to decorate …

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70th anniversary of DDay at the Normandy Beaches, France

D-Day: The Normandy Beaches, June 6th 1944

“We shall fight on the beaches……..but we shall never surrender” the immortal words of Sir Winston Churchill. And fight on the beaches is what thousands of brave Allied troops, did. Under the joint command of Generals Montgomery and Eisenhower, thousands of men …

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Blenheim Palace at Christmas, Woodstock, England
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Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, England at Christmas

A winter’s day at Blenheim Palace, under a clear and crisp December sky. The palace, dressed for the season showing off all its magnificence and its Christmas splendor. Grand Christmas trees at both the entry and in the main hallway. Follow …

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Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, England
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Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, this beautiful site was bestowed to John Churchill, by a grateful Queen Anne and thankful nation following the victory at the Battle of Blenheim, in 1704, against the French and Bavarians. How fitting therefore, that this …

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