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John Spurley Challis is an English actor best known for portraying Aubrey "Boycie" Boyce in the long-running BBC television comedy series Only Fools and Horses and its sequel/spin-off The Green Green Grass.
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The Extraordinary Life of Lady Anne Barnard
Stephen Taylor - 2017-07-25 (first published in 2016)
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'An eccentric life, wonderfully told. Lady Anne Barnard was a brave traveller, artist and observer. Stephen Taylor brings her brilliantly out of the shadows.' Stella TillyardLady Anne Barnard lived at the heart of Georgian society, yet was never fully part of it. The Prince of Wales counted among many friends and she was brilliant in company. But s...
John Challis
A fascinating read. #Defiance      source
John Challis
Now is a good time to read this wonderful book by GeoffreyWellum. #BattleOfBritain      source
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Surviving the Storms
Extraordinary Stories of Courage and Compassion at Sea
The Rnli - 2020-06-11
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‘There’s water in the engine,’ he said. ‘The engine has stopped.’ This changed everything… Surviving the Storms brings together incredible first-hand accounts of rescues carried out by the remarkable RNLI lifesavers.In this collection of heart-wrenching and life-affirming missions, we hear blow-by-blow descriptions of some of the most dramatic resc...
John Challis
Finished this excellent book ⁦@RNLI⁩ Worth a read.      source
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First light
Geoffrey Wellum - 2002-01-01
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An account of Boy Wellum, one of the youngest fighter pilots in the Battle of Britain. Enlisting in the RAF weeks before the outbreak of World War II, Geoffrey Wellum found himself fighting the Germans over the English Channel, a Spitfire pilot at just 18 years of age....
John Challis
Another great read @cjdemooi Wonderful book by Geoffrey Wellum.      source
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Castles in the Air
The Restoration Adventures of Two Young Optimists and a Crumbling Old Mansion
Judy Corbett - 2005-01-01 (first published in 2004)
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Castles in the Air is a beautifully written, autobiographical story of rescuing an ancient mansion. Gwydir Castle was inhabited by ravers and rats until Judy Corbett and her husband Peter Welford found and acquired this 500-year-old house mouldering in the foothills of Snowdonia. Despite the toads, strange smells and squatters, they decided to mort...
John Challis
Apropos my last tweet about #gwydircastle if you like a good haunting story,Judy's book is a must read.      source