Archive for the tag 'Cold war museum'

Today I am spending the day in Nottingham with my brother to celebrate his birthday and tomorrow is the long awaited Shutterchance meet up at Cosford Museum.  As a non shutterchancer I will be gatecrashing the meetup again

12 Comments CherryPie on May 10th 2014

The image of a mushroom cloud and the fear of a four minute warning were ingrained in the minds of all those who lived through the Cold War in the United Kingdom.
The mushroom image created by nuclear tests was seen widely throughout the media and illustrated the threat of the Third World War.
In the event [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on May 4th 2012

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18 Comments CherryPie on Apr 13th 2012

… will be fought with sticks and stones.

I do not know with what weapons World War 3 will be fought, but World War 4 will be fought with sticks and stones.
Albert Einstein

18 Comments CherryPie on Mar 9th 2012

On Saturday I attended a planned celebration trip to Alton Towers.  I am not a fan of roller-coaster rides etc. but there were other opportunities there for me to enjoy
The gardens were one of my enjoyments although I had to do a little detour when a group of (eight) Neanderthals were yelling to [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Oct 17th 2011

I find it hard to believe it is 20 years since the Berlin Wall fell, time flies by so quickly.  I can remember the images so vividly, it only seems like yesterday!
The BBC report on how a blunder led to the downfall of the wall:
From the safe distance of 20 years, the opening of the [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 9th 2009

A few more photographs from my recent visit to the Cold War Museum at Cosford.

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4 Comments CherryPie on Jun 6th 2009

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