Friday, June 27, 2008
Tonight, at Tribute Island (the Lasting Tribute sim), the well-known avatar Louis Volare (real-life musician Louis Landon of www.louislandon.com) will be playing his live tribute to John Lennon and raising L$ for the American Cancer Societies 'Relay for Life'. This will be followed by a 2hr tribute to John by our good friend Gabi Riel of the online rado station Radio Riel. I'm quite a fan of Louis actually, I've been to a few of his gigs in the past, and I'm rather looking forward to this :-)
This is the first in the Tribute Island series of live gigs, in association with Prim Prefect Magazine & Radio Riel. Live musicians performing tributes to their heroes and to those who have inspired them ranging from Eva Cassidy and Syd Barrett to Elvis and Marilyn Monroe.
Just follow this URL to get to Tribute Island [SLURL] for the event. It promises to be a crakin' night, and a big step on from our previous run of music evenings that went down a storm earlier this year. So, 27th of June, 1PM-4PM SLT (9PM-12PM GMT), at Tribute Island. Get here early, as the sim is bound to fill up quick!
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Wednesday, June 25, 2008
This is the video from the weekend from our trip up to The Birches, nr. Ambergate, where a young lass called Nicola Parkin, fiancée of Leading Aircraftman Martin Beard, was dedicating an acre of woodland in his memory on the day they were due to be married.
To be honest I thought this would be really grim, but it wasn't, to be honest it was kinda cool. One of the sites I support is Lasting Tribute, who helped raise over £2,500 (through the website and through events and socials run by his unit, No 1 Squadron Royal Airforce) to pay for the woodland, memorial post, etc.
I hope this does the day justice.
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Tuesday, June 10, 2008
This somewhat morbid milestone comes as a suicide bomber detonates a large device killing 3 young soldiers of The Parachute Regiment on a routine foot patrol near their base in Helmand province. This is the biggest single loss of life suffered by troops in the country since last August, when three men from 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment were killed when a US fighter dropped a 500lb bomb near their position. It's a crazy world.
Incredible though. Amazing we somehow let this happen. All so young...