Another beautiful crisp English morning for Luton Wardown parkrun. Three and a bit laps around a stunning park and lake. We don't usually like having to do laps, but the scenery was so nice this morning it didn't bother us at all. Afterwards, a coffee at the local cricket club where everyone had to take their shoes off before entering. ... See MoreSee Less
Yesterday we had an amazing visit to Bletchley Park where during WW II, British and Polish codebreakers broke the unbreakable German cipher machine the Enigma.
It was very interesting, especially because, during the war, my mum served in the Australian Army as part of the Special Wireless Group, intercepting Japanese signal traffic and passing it on to the codebreakers.
The Enigma machine was first developed by the Germans in the 1920's and I remember during my time in the navy, using Top Secret cryptographic machines that were modeled on Enigma up until the early 1980's. ... See MoreSee Less
We met Peter and Kaye on our very first cruise last year and became good friends. It was great to catch up with them for lunch yesterday, not only to see them again but to celebrate Pete's very last day in the Royal Air Force after 35 years and 10 months. Hope to catch up again soon. ... See MoreSee Less