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THERE'S NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN........

posted at: 2012-11-26 08:32:11 by The StoryVault Team

........what StoryVault demonstrates time and time again is that history doesn't exactly repeat itself - but it certainly rhymes.  The recent news about floods in the south-west and moving nor

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OBAMA INAUGURATION - can it be that time already?

posted at: 2012-11-06 12:40:36 by The StoryVault Team

Yes, it seems only five minutes since the world woke up in hope to the news that the United States of America had elected the first ever black President.  Yet it's actually four years, and her

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TRIBUTE TO ONE OF "THE FEW" - A GREAT HERO, AND A GREAT CHARACTER

posted at: 2012-10-23 05:31:53 by The StoryVault Team

Sad news of the passing of William Walker, who was the oldest surviving Spitfire pilot from World War Two.  He was 99 years old, and last year published a book of poetry!   William g

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SECRETS OF THE CONQUEROR

posted at: 2012-10-19 16:42:08 by The StoryVault Team

This is the title of a new book by StoryVault.com co-founder Stuart Prebble in which he solves a 30 year old mystery originating in the Falklands War.  The mystery surrounds the sinking of the

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THE MAN WHO NEVER WAS

posted at: 2012-10-13 05:14:21 by The StoryVault Team

The enormous success of Ben Macintyre's terrific book, OPERATION MINCEMEAT is a reminder that we have the compelling account of the original story as told by one of the wonderful women who were the

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BARE-KNUCKLE BOXING

posted at: 2012-10-13 04:44:52 by The StoryVault Team

Some recent very good documentaries on BBC and C4 about bare-knuckle-boxing among the Travelling community reminds me that we have a candid interview on ths subject on StoryVault.  Fredrick Ke

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OLYMPICS MEMORIES

posted at: 2012-07-08 07:02:24 by The StoryVault Team

The world is going Olympics-crazy - and it would be great to get some Olympics-related memories on the StoryVault site.  While we wait, it's fun to tune in to the memory of Paul Russell, forme

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THE QUEEN IN IRELAND - WHAT'S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT?

posted at: 2012-06-26 06:44:30 by The StoryVault Team

If you are too young to remember the Good Friday Agreement and the Troubles in Northern Ireland, then you may be wondering why all the fuss about Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth visiting Northern Irela

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NEVER MIND - 1966 ISN'T ALL THAT LONG AGO!

posted at: 2012-06-25 06:09:37 by The StoryVault Team

Console yourself about England being knocked out of the European Championships by listening to Derek Cattani's stories about his experiences as a photographer during the 1966 World Cup.  46 ye

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35th ANNIVERSARY OF FLEETWOOD FLOODS

posted at: 2012-06-19 13:25:01 by The StoryVault Team

With all the recent news about unseasonal flooding, it's interesting to recall the massive flooding that took place in Fleetwood 35 years ago in 1977.  Local resident Dorothy Hornby te

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