By Conrad Freezer.
On behalf of Rye and District Lions Club, I visited the Torrent at 0900 this morning with Carl Bagwell to get an update and to see how the crew were. It would seem that the whole situation is still in stale-mate. Continue reading Russian Crew Stranded
By Michael Whiteman
As a young fellow from 1936 onward I was working as an under-gardener at Leasam House, Playden, Near Rye. I really enjoyed this work and each Friday morning I used to harness up the black pony onto a buggy trap, going into Rye High Street, to a greengrocers with any surplus vegetables, tomatoes and lettuce that was going at the time and come autumn 1938 the Government stated that all men who were twenty years old would be compelled to either the T.A. for weekend training or join the forces the following spring for six months training plus two weeks further training yearly. This I decided to do myself. If war was going to happen, I would be in it anyway. We would be known as Millitia Boys. Continue reading The Long Journey